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March 20, 2009

Secretary Arne Duncan Speaks at the National Science Teachers Association Conference

Good morning. Thank you so much for inviting me.

As you can imagine, it's been a pretty eventful couple of weeks—from starting a new job—to moving my family—to passing a massive stimulus bill that includes over $100 billion in new funding for education.

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March 12, 2009

Secretary Arne Duncan Testifies Before the House Budget Committee on the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Request

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan testifed before the House Budget Committee on the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of Education. Following is his prepared opening statement:

Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee:

February 19, 2009

U.S. Education Secretary Visits Charter School in New York City, Discusses State-by-State Estimates

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan today visited Explore Charter School in Brooklyn to discuss the importance of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in saving jobs and advancing reforms. He discussed the state-by-state estimates of new education revenues included in the stimulus bill and set a goal of releasing a third of the more than $100 billion in funding within 30 days.

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February 9, 2009

Secretary Arne Duncan Speaks at the 91st Annual Meeting of the American Council on Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan delivered remarks today at the American Council on Education's (ACE) 2009 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The ACE represents accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities and higher education in the U.S. Together, ACE member institutions represent almost 80 percent of today's college students.

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