Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Sometimes an underling says something and you figure the philosophy comes from the top

“It's fascinating to me that some of the pushback is coming from, sort of, white suburban moms who — all of a sudden — their child isn't as brilliant as they thought they were and their school isn't quite as good as they thought they were, and that's pretty scary," Duncan said Friday in Richmond, Va. "You've bet your house and where you live and everything on, 'My child's going to be prepared.' That can be a punch in the gut." – Education Secretary Arne Duncan on protests against federal Common Core requirements.

http://news.yahoo.com/duncan-faces-criticism-over-white-suburban-moms-200730664--politics.html


Residents of Kenwood neighborhood in Chiacgo: Barrack Obama, Arne Duncan, Valerie Jarrett, Carol Moseley Braun, Elijah Muhamad, Mandy Pantinkin, Louis Farrakhan.

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