This photo taken Nov. 7, 2013, shows Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaking at Malcolm X Elementary School in Washington. Duncan continued to face criticism Monday over reported remarks that seemed ... more 
This photo taken Nov. 7, 2013, shows Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaking at Malcolm X Elementary School in Washington. Duncan continued to face criticism Monday over reported remarks that seemed to dismiss “white suburban moms” for opposing higher academic standards. Duncan has consistently shown little patience for critics of the Common Core State Standards, being implemented in 45 states and the District of Columbia. But his remarks, as reported by Politico, went a step further and add elements of race and class. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Susan Walsh
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 3:23 PM EST