Duncan Applauds Colorado School Reforms

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture
Thursday, March 1, 2012

If you want to talk about schools, the top guy to talk to is Arne Duncan. Tuesday morning, he met with about 400 students, teachers, parents, and community leaders in Denver to have a conversation about fixing slumping schools.

"You guys are driving reform. You're not just celebrating the status quo. Everybody's working to get to the next level," U.S. Secretary of Education Duncan said.

Duncan held an Education Reform Town Hall meeting on the Evie Dennis Campus in northeast Denver. He says he picked the location because the campus contains a mix of district schools and charter schools working together.

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