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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on to the California College Tour Bus Crash

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"Our hearts go out to the families, loved ones, classmates and communities of everyone touched by this tragedy. I can only imagine the excitement of these high school students as they were on their way to visit a college campus, and the pride of the adults who were accompanying them. Our young people are our greatest treasure, and this loss is heartbreaking."