"If all we do is save jobs, then we have missed a huge, huge opportunity. We want to push a dramatic reform agenda."
That's Arne Duncan, America's new Secretary of Education, speaking last week to an audience of education organization leaders. Duncan and a panel of his colleagues discussed the $44 billion for states and schools that's now available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.
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You can watch a video of their discussion here. If you have Windows Media Player or Real Player already on your computer, just click on the link in the purple box. If not, click on the "download" link to the right of that box.