Arne Duncan

US Education Secretary Arne Duncan issues a thinly veiled threat against parents?

by Skip April 26, 2015

Who owns your kids – you or the Education system?  I’ve blogged about this more and more, it seems, as more stuff keeps popping up.  This latest one surrounds what Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education said upon the news that up to 184,000 kids in New York will not be taking the standardized tests […]

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YOU sir, as a Cabinet Secretary, are BOUND to Constitutional strictures!

by Skip December 27, 2012

Once again, we see yet another Progressive downplay the values by which the government is to act by and to be held against.  Education Secretary Arne Duncan: “I want to talk to gun owners and hunters and sport shooters and ask them, what should we do? I want to talk about community and responsibility, and […]

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GrokTV Event – Seacoast Republican Women Congressional Forum – Question 5- Nationalizing Education Standards?

by Skip August 14, 2012

For the cost of our educational system at the K-12 levels, our results are deplorable.  No Child Left Behind was an attempt to “fix” that with uneven results (and unions screaming that they should not be judged or evaluated by their pupils results).  Now, Fed. Ed. Sec. Arne Duncan, with his Race To the Top, […]

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Public Education Money Pit

by Steve MacDonald April 5, 2012

George Bush 43 doubled the budget at the Department of Education over eight years to roughly $32 billion.  Barack Obama more than double it again with the only bloated budget the Democrat congress ever dared to pass. That first Obama budget increased spending at the Department from Education from $32 billion per year in 2009 […]

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