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Putting Education Reform To The Test

What People Were Talking About On Day 2 of Jeb Bush’s D.C. Education Summit

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Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels closed things out at the Education in Action summit.

Day 2 of the Education in Action conference started with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talking about what his agency was doing well — and where they had fallen short.

Much of the day’s discussion focused on teacher training, improving principles and how to explain Common Core State Standards and make sure they are implemented.

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels closed things out with a speech that urged education reformers to “go big or go home,” including taking a hard-line with unions because the two sides can not work together.

Here’s a collection of reactions from the summit, after the jump.

 

The second day started with Arne Duncan talking about what his agency is doing and closed with Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels’ stem winder urging reformers to “go big or go home.”


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