Well, well, well, Mr Secretary let me understand this the US DOE has run the show for 12 years now, and spent nearly a trillion exactly their way mandates, and you don't call that the status quo?
Well let me show what Democracy looks like in NYC at the PEP School closings:
Above is a picture of the status quo:
Above is a picture of someone opposing the status quo:
So to keep it simple and sweet Secretary Duncan you are the Status Quo!