Arne Duncan is the United States Secretary of Education, he’s part of the Chicago Way Democrat Machine cabal, and he’s an Obama compadre and operative. Duncan is a key player in the neoliberal/neoconservative education reform agenda which was piloted in Chicago with his and Obama’s friend, John W. Roger Jr.’s of Ariel Investments.
If you want to know more, here’s an essay by Luis Gabriel Aguilera:
THE CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS: ALLERGIC TO….ACTIVISM
and a video of Arne Duncan at the Aspen Institute in 2009 (thanks, Geoff Hagopian!)