Vision of Education Reform in the U.S.

“Enhancing educational attainment and economic viability, both at home and abroad, is a win-win game,” Secretary Arne Duncan said in Paris last week at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Forum.  “It is an opportunity to grow the economic pie, instead of carve it up.”

That was one of his two themes.  His second theme:

“The challenge of transforming education in America cannot be met by quick-fix solutions or isolated reforms,” he said.  “It can only be accomplished with a clear, coherent, and coordinated vision of reform.”

To learn about this vision of reform, see the text of Secretary Duncan’s remarks at UNESCO.