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Invest in the future. Inspire a child. TEACH.

Have you heard about our TEACH Campaign yet? Visit our site. Learn more about how to become a teacher. Listen to stories of inspiring teachers, making a difference in the lives of countless students. As you know, before I came to Washington, … Continue reading

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Providing Support for States and Districts

Recently, the Department held its first meeting with the Race to the Top grant winners. It was wonderful to help welcome delegates from winning states and start rich conversations about implementing each of their plans. To be sure, implementation is where the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Today, I’m headed just a few blocks over to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take part in their Hispanic Heritage Month Observance ceremony. The theme of this year’s observance is “Heritage, Diversity, Integrity and Honor: The Renewed Hope of America.” … Continue reading

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