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March 22, 2011

The Road Less Traveled

Thank you, Elise. And thanks to United Way LA for convening this Summit, and for its steadfast commitment to driving education reform here.

I believe that this Summit is timed just right, because the public school system of Los Angeles is at a crossroads today.

February 22, 2011

The Gift That Can’t Be Taken Away

(Note: Speaker deviated from prepared remarks.)

Thank you! And thanks to Roybal for hosting us here today. As some of you may know, one of your own, teacher Linda Yaron is here with me today.

TEACH Roundtable in Los Angeles

Secretary Duncan at a TEACH roundtable in Los Angeles with Mayor Antonio Villara
February 17, 2011

Duncan Announces Four Community College Regional Summits Aimed at Boosting College Completion

The U.S. Education Department will convene four community college regional summits in the next two months to identify promising practices for increasing completion at community colleges, Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced today.

January 07, 2011

White House AAPI Initiative to Convene Silicon Valley Leaders to Promote Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders will hold a summit on entrepreneurship and small business growth with business leaders in Silicon Valley on Friday, Jan. 7 to promote the administration's efforts to help drive economic growth.

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