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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Senate Bill to Reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act


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Press Office , (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


"A bipartisan bill will not have everything that everyone wants, but it must build on our common interests: high standards; flexibility for states, school districts and schools; and a more focused federal role that promotes equity, accountability and reform. This bill is a very positive step toward a reauthorization that will provide our students and teachers with the support they need, and I salute Senators Harkin and Enzi for their good work and their bipartisan approach.”


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