Trinity Washington University President Patricia McGuire slams the Education Department.
She invites him to visit the suburbs.
"Their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were," he said, referring to lowered scores on tests aligned to the Common Core Standards.
The education secretary is taking eight department aides with him.
He starts out by bashing his critics rather than talking up the work he is doing.
Arne Duncan and California officials are in a big fight over education reform.
Colbert's sharp interview technique stayed home when Duncan visited the Colbert Report's set. Watch the video.
Republican senators opposed to Obamacare had asked Duncan for information.
If he has said it once, he's said it a thousand times.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan gives an extra year for implementation of new teacher evaluations linked to Common Core tests.