Arne Duncan: Fighting the Wrong Education BattlesBy newseditor
At the Askwith Forum, “Fighting the Wrong Education Battles,” U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discussed either-or orthodoxies about school reform, including competing claims about the importance of in-school and out-of-school influences on student achievement, and the struggle to advance both a well-rounded curriculum and school accountability.
Read the Harvard Gazette piece on the forum: http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/02/duncan-urges-experiments-in-education/
Read the transcript of Sec. Duncan’s speech: http://www.ed.gov/blog/2012/02/in-boston-arne-says-we-must-invest-in-education/