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EDSEC: Duncan Stakes Out Broad Role On State & Local Issues

In response to a FOIA request by ProPublica.org, the US Department Of Education has now released a list of state and local issues that Education Secretary Arne Duncan has weighed in on during the past six months (in addition to state charter caps and mayoral control).

43899385They include:
- Raising the driving age in Ohio (against)
- Block scheduling at Harper High School (for)
- Adding five days to the CT minimum school year (for)
- Proposition P in Oregon (against)
- Split lunch at Patterson Elementary next year (for)
- Changing boys' soccer from fall to spring in Missouri's Imperial League (against)
- Changing monthly board meeting locations for Chattanooga public schools to the Denny's on Dalton Boulevard (against)


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It seems very odd to me that he has involved himself in this type of minutia.

Alexander: Is this typical activity for a US Secretary of Education?

on friday, he stepped into a seventh grade classroom in the bronx to demonstrate proper uses of differentiated instruction

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