Sunday, January 25, 2009

Duncan praises National Board Certification in Senate hearing

U.S. Secretary of Education-designee Arne Duncan observed the positive impact of National Board Certification during his Senate confirmation hearing last January 13, 2009. Read more

“Over the past seven-and-a-half years, I’ve been the CEO of Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Our work is not done. There is a long way to go but at the same time we’re proud of the progress. We’ve tried to do everything we can to enhance the teaching profession. We’ve gone from 11 National Board Certified Teachers to (nearly) 1,200. We’ve tried to make Chicago the Mecca for people who are passionate about public education and want to make a difference in students’ lives.”

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