Is Regulatory Relief from NCLB Coming Soon?
US Education Secretary Arne Duncan with host Dr. Gerald Tirozzi
|Will No Child Left Behind be reauthorized and amended this year? If not, will there be relief from the most onerous provisions of the existing requirements? Secretary Arne Duncan shared with us what actions principals can expect on NCLB, his contingency plan, his thoughts on dealing with tight budgets and the policy of removing principals as part of school reform efforts.|
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May 8, 2009 School Principals Radio
Arne Duncan was nominated to be secretary of education by President-elect Barack Obama and was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2009. Duncan called education the most pressing issue facing America, adding that preparing young people for success in life is not just a moral obligation of society but also an economic imperative. Prior to his appointment as secretary of education, Duncan served as the chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools.
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