"Young people know how important it is for dads to be involved in their lives. As I travel the country and talk with students, some of them tell me that their lives would be totally different if their father was around."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Arne Duncan on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Arne Duncan on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Arne Duncan on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Arne Duncan on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Arne Duncan on Saint Augustine
"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."