April 30, 2014
[Note: Secretary Duncan deviated from his prepared remarks]
Chairman Harkin, Ranking Member Moran, and Senators:
The story of American education today is a good news/bad news story.
Let me begin by thanking you for your work on the 2014 budget, which increased our investment in education...
April 29, 2014
Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Miller, and Members of the Committee:
I want to begin by thanking Congress for your work on the 2014 appropriation for education. I appreciate the funding increases that you included in the fiscal year 2014 appropriation. However, it’s important to recognize...
April 28, 2014
Thanks and acknowledgements
Thank you, Hector [Araujo]. You have come a long way to stand here today, and to be the first in your family to graduate from college. I'm so proud to share the stage with you. Please give Hector another round of applause!
And to America's PromiseJohn...
April 8, 2014
Chairman Rogers, Ranking Member Lowey, Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, and Members of the Subcommittee:
Let me begin by thanking you for your work on the 2014 appropriation, which increased our investment in education over the previous year.
However, discretionary funding for...