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Profile: Arne Duncan

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U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan got his start in education doing chores at an inner-city Chicago after-school center run by his mother. The Sue Duncan Center was attended by kids from elementary to high school age, nearly all of them African Americans struggling with the grind of urban poverty — crime, drugs, gangs, absent parents. Read more in this profile by John McQuaid in Ed., the magazine of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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