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Statement by Secretary Duncan Regarding Wisconsin Gov. Doyle

John White, Press Secretary, (202) 401-157,

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued the following statement today regarding Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle's announcement that he will not seek re–election:

"Gov. Doyle has always made it known that education is his top priority. In Wisconsin, Gov. Doyle's promise is simple — all children have the right to a quality education that prepares them for college and the workplace. His commitment to real reform will improve instruction in classrooms throughout Wisconsin, and his work as governor is exactly what we need to help move our nation forward."