October 27, 2010
It is pleasure to be here today.
Thank you, Governor McDonnell for convening such a great group of leaders to discuss how Virginians can use innovation to drive education reform.
Today, I want to discuss the often neglected link between standards and innovation. Even the very words "...
October 21, 2010
Thank you! What an incredible gathering we have here today! I look around this Field House, and I am so hopeful about the nation's future.
Take a moment to look around. In this crowd of 14,000 strong, you see the future leaders of America. I see future farmers and ranchersand so much more...
October 20, 2010
It's great to be back before the Council on Foreign Relations. I am looking forward to a spirited discussion with your members.
I want to talk briefly today about my article in the forthcoming Foreign Affairs on education and international competitiveness, and then turn over the discussion to my...
October 19, 2010
Good evening and thank you so much for this honor. There is no greater honor than service. There is no greater reward than service. And today, as all of you know, there is no greater need.
We live in a time when so many Americans are hurting, when competition for jobs and economic security...
October 6, 2010
It's great to be back in Chicago. There seems to be a lot going on here these days. . . And it is great to see so many friends and leaders from the bar who have fought tirelessly to close achievement gaps and advance educational equity in our nation's schools.
Judge Mikva is a legendary figure...
October 5, 2010
Thank you, Dr. Biden. Your leadership, your knowledge, and your passion about community colleges are without precedent in the hallways of the White House.
Community colleges have never been more important. And they have never been better appreciated and supported in Washington. Secretary Solis,...