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Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on James H. Shelton III being confirmed by the Senate as the Deputy Secretary of Education

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"Jim Shelton has dedicated his life to finding new and better ways to level the playing field for every student—no matter his or her zip code," Duncan said. "He's a champion for children, and a trusted partner and friend. I'm thrilled he's been confirmed as a key member of the Department's leadership team."