Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the Tragedy in Oklahoma

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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the Tragedy in Oklahoma

May 21, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today issued the following statement on the tragic loss of life in Oklahoma:

"I offer my deepest condolences to the families who lost loved ones because of the severe weather that has swept through Oklahoma. I commend the courageous efforts of first responders, including the teachers and educators, working on-site to respond to this tragedy. The thoughts and prayers of the entire Department are with the people of Oklahoma."