From left, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano, Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro and Education Secretary Arne Duncan participate in a roundtable discussion on education reform at Jepson School in New Haven, Conn., on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

From left, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano, Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro and Education Secretary Arne Duncan participate in a roundtable discussion on education reform at Jepson School in New Haven, Conn., on Tuesday. (Associated Press)