Arne Duncan’s daughter covering Democratic convention

September 6, 2012

Claire Duncan, daughter of Education Secretary Arne Duncan and a fifth-grader at the Arlington Science Focus elementary school, is a budding journalist. She is covering the Democratic National Convention as a "kid reporter" for Time For Kids.

She flew to Charlotte with her parents Tuesday after her first day of fifth grade and is roaming the convention and filing dispatches for the kiddie version of the news magazine.

 

Lyndsey Layton has been covering national education since 2011, writing about everything from parent trigger laws to poverty’s impact on education to the shifting politics of school reform.
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