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Business Roundtable Congratulates President-elect Obama on the selection of Arne Duncan

Some may be reassured that
the Business Roundtable is happy with
President-elect Obama's choice.

Others have their worst fears confirmed.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kirk Monroe
December 16, 2008 (202) 496-3269 Business
Roundtable Statement on Obamaâs Secretary of
Education âBusiness Roundtable member CEOs
congratulate President-elect Obama on the
selection of Arne Duncan as the next Secretary
of Education. The selection signals that the
Obama administration believes that aggressive
efforts are needed to raise U.S. student
achievement. Mr. Duncan has a strong record of
working with the business community to improve
schools in Chicago. Business Roundtable has
long supported efforts to improve the
performance of the education system and raise
student achievement in the U.S. and looks
forward to working with Secretary-designate
Duncan to improve American education,â said
John J. Castellani, president of Business
Roundtable.





— The Business Roundtable
Press Release
2008-12-16
http://www.businessroundtable.org/sites/default/files/Education_Secretary_Statement_12.16.08_FINAL.pdf


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