CAA Signs Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Before stepping down at the end of 2015, Duncan was one of the Obama administration’s longest-serving cabinet members.
About a month after stepping down as U.S. secretary of education, Arne Duncan has signed with CAA in all areas, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
During his seven-year tenure (one of the longest in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet and the longest-serving education secretary in American history), Duncan’s accomplishments included implementing the stimulus act’s $100 billion education fund, which saved or created approximately 275,000 jobs, increased Pell Grants and established reform programs such as Race to the Top and Investing in Innovation.
CAA is expected to negotiate book and speaking deals and identify new business opportunities for Duncan, who served as CEO of Chicago Public Schools before being appointed to Obama’s administration in January 2009.