Arne Duncan (born November 6, 1964) is an American education administrator. He was the United States Secretary of Education from 2009 through 2015. Duncan previously served as CEO of the Chicago Public Schools. He is a Democrat. He supports gay marriage.
|9th United States Secretary of Education|
January 21, 2009 – December 31, 2015
|Preceded by||Margaret Spellings|
|Succeeded by||John King, Jr.|
|Superintendent of Chicago Public Schools|
June 26, 2001 – January 21, 2009
|Appointed by||Richard Daley|
|Preceded by||Paul Vallas|
|Succeeded by||Ron Huberman|
|Born||November 6, 1964|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Karen Luann Duncan (present)|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
Duncan was born on November 6, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois. He studied at Harvard University. Duncan is married to Karen Luann. They have two children. He lived in Arlington, Virginia and in Chicago, Illinois.
- Edmund Broch, US education secretary Arne Duncan endorses equal marriage, Pink News, 7 May 2012
- Lee, Carol E. (May 8, 2012). "Gay Marriage Back on Radar". The Wall Street Journal. p. A5.
- "Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education - Biography". Ed.gov. Archived from the original on 15 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-13.
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