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Arne Duncan's Public Statements

Full Name: Arne Duncan
Office: U.S. Secretary of Education, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/20/2009
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Karen; 2 Children: Claire, Ryan
Birth Date: 11/06/1964
Birth Place: Hyde Park, IL
Home City: Arlington, VA
Date Title
Sept. 30, 2013 Default Rates Continue to Rise for Federal Student Loans
Sept. 30, 2013 U.S. Department Of Education Awards Nearly $1 Million to George Washington University to Support Educational Facilities Clearinghouse
Sept. 30, 2013 Obama Administration Approves NCLB Flexibility Request for Texas
Sept. 30, 2013 Remarks of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to the Congressional Caucus Hispanic Institute
Sept. 27, 2013 U.S. Education Department and Social Security Administration Award Four Grants to Improve Retirement Security within Minority Low-Income Communities
Sept. 27, 2013 New Guidance Supports Voluntary Use of Race to Achieve Diversity in Higher Education
Sept. 27, 2013 Education Department Awards $13.3 Million in Grants to Support Principal Development
Sept. 27, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Awards $2 Million in Grants to Eight Organizations to Provide Model Programs for Arts in Education
Sept. 26, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Awards $89.8 Million in Magnet School Assistance Program Grants
Sept. 26, 2013 University Of Oregon Awarded $1.6 Million Grant To Help Improve Services For Children With Disabilities
Sept. 26, 2013 The Enduring and Evolving Role of HBCUs
Sept. 26, 2013 Education Department Awards $20.1 Million in Grants to Strengthen 39 Higher Education Institutions
Sept. 25, 2013 Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University Awarded $748,126 Grant to Develop Cloud, Web Computing for People with Disabilities
Sept. 25, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Awards $14 Million in Grants to 31 Native American and Alaska Native Entities
Sept. 24, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Awards Nearly $9.2 Million in Grants to Support Campus-Based Child Care Services for Low-Income Students
Sept. 24, 2013 U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Announces 286 National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2013
Sept. 23, 2013 Department Awards $1.4 Million Grant to Establish Center on Technology and Disability
Sept. 20, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Awards $2.8 million in Grants for Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Programs
Sept. 20, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Awards $14 Million to Special Education Parent Technical Assistance Centers
Sept. 20, 2013 Education Department Awards $1.4 Million Grant to Establish Center on Technology and Disability
Sept. 20, 2013 $6.5 Million Grant Awarded to Westat Inc. of Rockville, Md., to Create National Special Education Data Center
Sept. 20, 2013 Assessing Value and Opportunity in Higher Education
Sept. 20, 2013 Southern University Awarded $200,000 Grant for Research on Helping African-Americans with Disabilities Transition into Society
Sept. 18, 2013 Education Department Awards More Than $2.7 Million to 12 Colleges to Strengthen Minority Participation in STEM-Related Fields
Sept. 18, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Awards $30 Million in Grants to Support Teacher and Principal Development
Sept. 13, 2013 2013 "Strong Start, Bright Future" Bus Tour Closing Remarks of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Castle Park Middle School Town Hall, Chula Vista, CA
Sept. 12, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $15.1 Million in Enhanced Assessment Grants to Develop or Improve Kindergarten Entry Assessments
Sept. 11, 2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on September 11th
Sept. 9, 2013 Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on California Bill to Exempt Millions of Students from State Assessments
Sept. 6, 2013 Education is the Only Solution
Sept. 5, 2013 U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Tucson and Tempe on "Strong Start, Bright Future" 2013 Back-To-School Bus Tour
Aug. 29, 2013 States Granted Waivers From No Child Left Behind Allowed to Reapply for Renewal for 2014 and 2015 School Years
Aug. 28, 2013 Obama Administration Releases Final Application for 2013 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge
Aug. 28, 2013 U.S. Education Department Announces More than $20 Million Awarded for School Facility Repair and Modernization through Impact Aid Program
Aug. 27, 2013 Blog: Q-and-A: Back to School with Arne Duncan
Aug. 27, 2013 Blog: Education and Civil Rights, 50 Years After the March on Washington
Aug. 27, 2013 More than $28 Million in Grants Awarded to 42 States to Cover Fees Charged to Low-Income Students for Taking AP Tests
Aug. 27, 2013 Arne Duncan Remarks at School Without Walls on Anniversary of March on Washington
Aug. 26, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Announces New Hampshire, Hawaii, and Idaho Receive $5.2 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools
Aug. 25, 2013 Washington Post - America's Kids Need a Better Educational Law
Aug. 23, 2013 Department of Education Proposes to Eliminate "2 Percent Rule" in Assessing Students with Disabilities
Aug. 22, 2013 Justice and Education Departments Announce New Research Showing Prison Education Reduces Recidivism, Saves Money, Improves Employment
Aug. 20, 2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on NPSAS:12
Aug. 20, 2013 Obama Administration Approves NCLB Flexibility Request for Pennsylvania
Aug. 19, 2013 Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tennessee Making Changes to Teacher Licensure Policy
Aug. 19, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Announces "Strong Start, Bright Future" Back-to-School Bus Tour with Stops Around the Southwest
Aug. 12, 2013 Obama Administration Approves NCLB Flexibility Request for Maine
Aug. 12, 2013 President Obama Applauds Community Colleges' and Universities' Efforts to Implement 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
Aug. 6, 2013 Obama Administration Approves NCLB Waiver Request for California CORE Districts
Aug. 6, 2013 Education Secretary Arne Duncan Announces Eight Teachers Selected for 2013-2014 Teacher Ambassador Fellowships
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