Secretary Duncan Tells Principals What to Expect in the Future of U.S. Education
In a recent conversation with Dr. Gerald Tirozzi, executive director for the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), Secretary Arne Duncan shared his view on what is being asked of educational leaders across the country. As Duncan recognized the present tough financial times, he was sure to make a point that budget constraints shouldn’t affect the quality of education American students receive, but rather provide an opportunity for creativity in eliminating unnecessary costs. Specifically, he mentions deferring construction projects, cutting under-utilized bus routes, lowering the costs of textbooks and health care, and more, as more productive ways to improve budgets.
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