Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the Tenure of Wade Henderson, President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the Tenure of Wade Henderson, President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

November 4, 2015

"Wade Henderson has been a good friend and partner in our work to expand equity and opportunity in education for all students. A passionate and dedicated civil rights leader, Wade has been integral to the critical efforts to ensure that all students have access to equitable resources and strong educators, address disparities in school discipline, enforce civil rights laws in education, and work toward a strong, bipartisan reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. His exemplary leadership on these issues is sure to have an impact on future generations."