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Secretary Of Education Arne Duncan

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited the Twin Cities. He joined Chad to discuss the reason for his visit.

07/17/2013

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U.S. Secretary Of Education Praises MN Early Learning Programs

The U.S. Secretary of Education today praised Minnesota’s new early learning programs and made a pitch to take them nationwide. Secretary Arne Duncan visited a suburban pre-school Tuesday morning, and later held a town hall meeting, calling early education “the best investment” a state can make.

07/16/2013

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US Ed Chief Headed To Minn. For Preschool Pitch

Minnesota is getting a visit from the nation’s education chief as he makes a pitch for expanded government spending on early childhood learning programs.

07/12/2013

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Minn.: 1 Of 9 States To Win Learning Grant

Nine states will share $500 million in grant money won in a high-profile competition intended to jump-start improvements in often-overlooked early childhood programs, The Associated Press has learned.

12/16/2011

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Amelia Talks College Student Loans With Obama Officials

WCCO-TV’s Amelia Santaniello certainly had a whirlwind couple of days in Washington, D.C. That’s right, when the White House invites you for a visit, they sure keep you busy.

11/02/2011

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Minn. To Aim For Waiver To No Child Left Behind

Minnesota will resubmit its bid to get out of some federal No Child Left Behind requirements after President Barack Obama outlined a plan Friday to grant states waivers from the Bush-era education policy.

09/23/2011

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Duncan Responds To Questions About Waiver Plan

In response to questions from a Minnesota congressman, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says he has the legal authority to grant waivers to the requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law.

07/07/2011

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Minn. May Seek No Child Left Behind Waivers

More Minnesota schools may get a pass on some mandates of the No Child Left Behind law.

06/13/2011

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U.S. Education Secretary Visits St. Paul Elementary School

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan wants Congress to move faster in overhauling the nation’s K-12 education law. He toured Dayton’s Bluff Elementary School in St. Paul Tuesday.

05/31/2011

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Education Secretary Visits St. Paul School

Education Secretary Arne Duncan has arrived at a high-achieving elementary school in St. Paul.

05/31/2011

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Ed. Sec. To Discuss Education Reform In St. Paul

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be in Minnesota this week to talk about the planned overhaul of the nation’s most important education law, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

05/29/2011

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House Group Approves New Ways To License Teachers

Less than a week after U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan scolded Minnesota for not having more ways for talented people to become teachers, the state House committee approved a bill that would do just that.

01/27/2011

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Education Secretary: Minnesota Can Do Better

Minnesota can do more to shrink the achievement gap between its white students and poor, racial minorities, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said during a speech in Minneapolis on Friday.

01/21/2011

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Kline, Paulsen Visit Minn. Elementary Schools

Two Republican members of Congress from Minnesota are visiting elementary schools in their districts on Friday.

01/21/2011

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