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Arne Duncan
9th United States Secretary of Education
In office
January 21, 2009 – December 31, 2015
President Barack Obama
Deputy Anthony Miller
Preceded by Margaret Spellings
Succeeded by John King, Jr.
Superintendent of Chicago Public Schools
In office
June 26, 2001 – January 21, 2009
Appointed by Richard Daley
Preceded by Paul Vallas
Succeeded by Ron Huberman
Personal details
Born November 6, 1964 (1964-11-06) (age 56)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Karen Luann Duncan (present)
Children Claire,
Residence Chicago, Illinois,
Washington, D.C.,
Arlington, Virginia
Alma mater Harvard University

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.

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.

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