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Get Schooled in Duncan-Speak

By Michele McNeil — March 04, 2009 1 min read
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If you’ve listened to Arne Duncan enough, you’re probably starting to pick up some of his favorite phrases.

Like, “dramatically better” (as in we need to get...)
Or, “historic opportunity” (as in the stimulus...)

You get the picture. For a sense of just what Duncan-Speak is, observe this tag cloud, which is based on the transcript of his answers to questions the Associated Presss Libby Quaid and I posed on C-SPAN’s newsmakers:

behind best better challenge chance child children college communities country different districts dramatically education extraordinary folks give hard help huge incent jobs level listen lives making meeting money opportunity principals push quo race real scale school sort states status students talent talking teachers team things think throughout top tremendous work
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