Harvard EdCast: The Arne Duncan InterviewBy Matt Weber
On February 6, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited the Ed School for the Askwith Forum, “Fighting the Wrong Education Battles,” at which he 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.
In this exclusive interview with the EdCast, Duncan reflects on the future of ed schools and college tuition increases, and makes predictions for Harvard men’s basketball.
Download the mp3: The Arne Duncan Interview
About the Harvard EdCast
The Harvard EdCast is a weekly series of podcasts, available on the Harvard University iTunes U page, that features a 15-20 minute conversation with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber, the Harvard EdCast is a space for educational discourse and openness, focusing on the myriad issues and current events related to the field.