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February 14, 2011

Leaders from 40 States Representing More Than 1 million Hispanic Students to Participate in the U.S. Department of Education’s Labor-Management Collaboration Conference in Denver

The U.S. Department of Education has selected 150 school districts from among the 245 applications it received to participate in its upcoming conference on labor-management collaboration Tuesday–Wednesday, Feb. 15–16, in Denver, Colo.

Secretary Duncan Speaks to School Board Members

Secretary Duncan Speaks to School Board Members
February 2, 2011

The New CTE: Secretary Duncan's Remarks on Career and Technical Education

Thank you for shining the spotlight on the critical field of career and technical education.

The Pathways to Prosperity study envisions a new system of career and technical education that constitutes a radical departure from the vocational education of the past.

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January 25, 2011

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the Release of the NAEP Science Report Card

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued the following statement on The Nation's Report Card: Science 2009, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) at Grades 4, 8, and 12:

January 24, 2011

Education Secretary Launches United States Education Dashboard

The U.S. Department of Education today launched a new website that provides convenient and transparent access to key national and state education data, highlighting the progress being made across the country in every level of the education system and encouraging communities to engage in a conversation about their schools.

January 24, 2011

150 School Districts to Participate in Conference on Labor-Management Collaboration

Today the Department of Education announced that it has selected 150 school districts from among the 245 applications it received to participate in its upcoming conference on labor-management collaboration Feb 15-16 in Denver, Colo.

December 15, 2010

Education in Indian Country: Prepared Remarks of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at Town Hall/Listening Session with Tribal Officials

(Speaker deviated from prepared remarks)

I'd like to extend a special welcome to the many tribal officials here today who have made the long trip to Washington- – it's an honor to have you here as we get ready for tomorrow's White House Tribal Nations Conference.

December 8, 2010

Education and the Language Gap: Secretary Arne Duncan's Remarks at the Foreign Language Summit

It is an honor to be here at the University of Maryland which has worked closely with the Department of Education for more than 20 years to advance the teaching of languages such as Hebrew, Farsi, Chinese, and Russian.

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