Arne Duncan sums up his communique from the DOE during his term as Chicago's school boss:
“It wasn’t a call about teaching kids to read,” Duncan recalled. “It was a call about a compliance report or something."
Mayor Daley, responding to his school board president's involvement in an Olympics land deal:
"The facts are wrong."
Tom VanderArk marvels at the power of power philanthropy and its ownership society agenda:
The 'human capital' agenda has also matured in the last eight years with the scaled success of foundation favorites Teach for America, New Leaders, and New Teacher Project.