March 2012

March 28, 2012

Testimony of US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan—FY 2013 Budget Request

Chairman Klein, Ranking Member Miller and Members of the Committee:

Thank you for this opportunity to talk about President Obama's fiscal year 2013 budget for the Department of Education.

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March 22, 2012

Testimony of US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan—FY 2013 Budget Request

Chairman Rehberg, Ranking Member DeLauro and Members of the Committee:

Thank you for this opportunity to talk about President Obama's fiscal year 2013 budget for the Department of Education.

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March 19, 2012

“Working in the Nation’s Lowest-Performing Schools: A Progress Report”

Thank you, Reba, for that generous introduction--and thanks to Target for the commitment and leadership they’ve shown in working to strengthen our nation’s schools.

I also want to give a shout-out to Bob Balfanz and John Bridgeland for their groundbreaking work over the years to identify and promote solutions to the high school dropout crisis.

March 14, 2012

World-Class Teachers and School Leaders

Thank you and welcome back to New York! We are delighted to co-host the second International Summit on the Teaching Profession with our outstanding partners and fellow participants.

March 8, 2012

The New Platform for Learning

I have to confess my wife and two children think it's pretty funny that I have been invited to talk about technology at a cutting-edge conference for innovators and entrepreneurs.

It's an understatement to say that I grew up in a technologically-challenged household. We didn't even have a TV when I was a kid. We were not what you would call "early-adopters."

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