It's hard to believe he was reading this from a prepared text. Our education system in this country has been in a downward spiral since the inception of the Dept. of Education.
What are Duncan's big achievements? He went to Harvard, plays basketball, and has a "reputation" as a reformer.
Obviously another gold plated resume with no discernible results.
"Chicago High School Test Scores Decline Again" October 5, 2008 – Chicago Tribune