Are you watching Arne Duncan's confirmation hearing live? By Elizabeth Green January 13, 2009 As local news deserts become the norm, Chalkbeat remains 100% committed to the communities we cover. Get our New York education stories delivered to your inbox. Please enter a valid email address Subscribe Arne Duncan meeting the Senate. Here‘s where you can see it happen. Right now, Barbara Boxer’s saying she likes Duncan and intends to support him. Elizabeth Green @elizwgreen email@example.com Share this story Republish Join the conversation on Facebook We believe that all children deserve access to a quality education. A strong, independent press is vital to making that happen. Support Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization, today to become a sustaining member. Donate Now More stories in New York New York A Bloomberg-era policy to reduce suspensions boosted test scores in NYC, study finds By Alex Zimmerman New York Former NYC education official charged with sex crimes lied about prior job trouble, probe finds By Reema Amin New York I teach global religions to teenagers. Here’s how NYC schools should approach its new curriculum on hate crimes. By Jody Madell More stories in Uncategorized Colorado Denver’s second-biggest high school on lockout for three days in a row By Melanie Asmar New York I teach pre-K in NYC. My job is not babysitting. This is what I really do and why pay matters. By Sara Mosle Colorado Wearily, Denver-area education officials reassure families in wake of latest school shooting By Philissa Cramer Related Topics Arne Duncan Chalkbeat is rooted in local communities. Be the first to know what’s happening in education in New York. Please enter a valid email address Subscribe Never miss a story. Subscribe to our other newsletters.