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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

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Secretary Arne Duncan issued the following statement today in response to events in Chicago:

“I hope that the parties will come together to settle this quickly and get our kids back in the classroom. I’m confident that both sides have the best interests of the students at heart, and that they can collaborate at the bargaining table – as teachers and school districts have done all over the country – to reach a solution that puts kids first.”