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Eason-Watkins to be next Schools Chief Catalyst

Barbara Eason-Watkins, chief education officer of the Chicago Public

Schools, will soon replace Arne Duncan as chief executive officer,

according to two sources close to the district’s succession planning.

Barbara Eason-Watkins eyed as replacemen Tribune

When Arne Duncan was tapped by

Mayor Richard Daley to lead the country's third largest school district

in 2001, ...

Obama, Duncan take elementary questions Tribune

After naming Chicago public schools chief Arne Duncan as his pick for education secretary Tuesday and answering four ...

South Side 'turnaround' school championed by Arne Duncan ... Chicago Tribune

As Barack Obama named city schools chief Arne Duncan to lead the nation's education department Tuesday, ...

Duncan pick shows city's gains Chicago Sun-Times

But on Tuesday, Chicago won the ultimate gold star for improvement:

President-elect Barack Obama announced he wants Chicago Schools CEO Arne Duncan to claim ...

Local educators call Duncan 'a superior choice' Southtown Star


James Gay met Arne Duncan nearly 20 years ago, the superintendent of

Consolidated High School District 230 was impressed. ...

Tackling 'No Child' tops Duncan's list Chicago Tribune


Arne Duncan heads to Washington, his driving task will be to rethink No

Child Left Behind, the all-or-nothing law that has shaped how every

child and every classroom in the country is judged.

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