"I think every student needs access to technology, and I think technology can be a hugely important vehicle to help level the playing field."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Arne Duncan on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Arne Duncan on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Arne Duncan on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Arne Duncan on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Arne Duncan on John F. Kennedy
"There was nothing more important I could do than be supportive as a dad."
"Research shows that children do better in school and are less likely to drop out when fathers are involved. Engaged parents can strengthen communities, mentor and tutor students, and demonstrate through their actions how much they value their children's education."
"Teachers say their schools of education did not adequately prepare them for the classroom. They would have welcomed more mentoring and feedback in their early years."
"A postsecondary education is the ticket to economic success in America."
"Even in a time of fiscal austerity, education is more than just an expense."