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Arne Duncan – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Arne Duncan

 

There was nothing more important I could do than be supportive as a dad.

– Arne Duncan


A postsecondary education is the ticket to economic success in America.

– Arne Duncan


Even in a time of fiscal austerity, education is more than just an expense.

– Arne Duncan


Research shows that children do better in school and are less likely to drop out when fathers are involved. Engaged parents can strengthen communities, mentor and tutor students, and demonstrate through their actions how much they value their children’s education.

– Arne Duncan


State governments generate less revenue in a recession. As state leaders struggle to make up for lost revenue, legislatures tend to cut funding for higher education. Colleges, in turn, answer these funding cuts with tuition hikes.

– Arne Duncan


Teachers say their schools of education did not adequately prepare them for the classroom. They would have welcomed more mentoring and feedback in their early years.

– Arne Duncan


Most teachers still say they love teaching though they wouldn’t mind a little more respect for their challenging work and a little less blame for America’s educational shortcomings.

– Arne Duncan


I think every student needs access to technology, and I think technology can be a hugely important vehicle to help level the playing field.

– Arne Duncan


Young people know how important it is for dads to be involved in their lives. As I travel the country and talk with students, some of them tell me that their lives would be totally different if their father was around.

– Arne Duncan