FILE - This July 19, 2012 file photo shows Education Secretary Arne Duncan during an interviewed wth The Associated Press in Washington. Loose ends and thorny partisan tensions on educa

 

              FILE - This July 19, 2012 file photo shows Education Secretary Arne Duncan during an interviewed wth The Associated Press in Washington. Loose ends and thorny partisan tensions on educa
FILE - This July 19, 2012 file photo shows Education Secretary Arne Duncan during an interviewed wth The Associated Press in Washington. Loose ends and thorny partisan tensions on education await the next Congress and President Barack Obama's second term. First up is the fiscal cliff, which will slash billions from the Department of Education's budget if lawmakers don't act this year. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)