Published Online: October 4, 2013

Timeline: Federal Carrots and Sticks

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has leveraged billions of federal dollars and his considerable regulatory power to push his vision of education improvement, which includes common standards and better teacher evaluations. But now, his leverage is dwindling. Explore how the secretary has used incentives and enforcement to drive change during his first five years in office.

Vol. 33, Issue 07
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