Arne Duncan

Arne Starkey Duncan was the United States Secretary of Education from 2009 through December 2015. While his tenure as Secretary was marked by some controversy , he nevertheless enjoyed strong support from U.S. President Barack Obama who praised his work at the Department of Education by saying, "Arne has done more to bring our educational system -- sometimes kicking and screaming -- into the 21st century than anybody else." Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Arne Duncan has 103 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2008 News Conference as a Chief Executive Officer for the Chicago Public Schools. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 25 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 1,658 views per program. Most appearances with Kathleen Sebelius (9), Barack Obama (8), James "Jay" Carney (5). Most common tags: Education Policy, Schools, Education Reform.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2017 - Present Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brown Center on Education Policy, Brookings Institution Videos: 2 c. June 1, 2001 - Present Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Public Schools Videos: 2


Secretary, Department of Education January 21, 2009 - December 31, 2015 Videos: 99

Recent Appearances

  • <em>How Schools Work</em>

    How Schools Work

    Former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan reflected on his career in education and offered his thoughts on the state of…

  • Gun Violence

    Gun Violence

    Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan and a group of young Chicago residents talked about gun violence in their community.…

  • Education Policy in the Trump Administration

    Education Policy in the Trump Administration

    Former Obama administration education secretary Arne Duncan participated in a Brookings Institution panel discussion about what to expect from…

  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch News Conference

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch News Conference

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a $95.5 million civil settlement with for-profit education company Education…

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