Thursday, September 2, 2010

The Future of U.S. Education: Arne Duncan Answers High School Students' Questions

Today the U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, answered some tough questions from high school students across the country. Questions ranged from, "Should education be nationalized?" to "How can the U.S. government help private and faith-based schools in order for them to have the same resources as public schools?"

What to do about inequalities in education? Duncan said, "We want a child in Mississippi held to the same standards as a child in Massachusetts."

What changes are in store for our nation's education?

Listen to the entire Q&A at NPR

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