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November 18, 2014

More than 100 School Leaders Chosen to Attend White House Conference on Digital Learning

More than 100 school superintendents have been selected by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in “ConnectED to the Future,” hosted by President Obama on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the White House. The event will bring together superintendents and other educators from across the country who are leading their schools and districts in the transition to digital learning.

July 11, 2014

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the FCC's Vote to Modernize the E-Rate Program

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today issued the following statement in reaction to the Federal Communications Commission voting to modernize the E-Rate Program and make strides toward expanding Internet access to schools and students across the country.

September 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

As part of the U.S. Department of Education's "Strong Start, Bright Future," back-to-school bus tour, Secretary Arne Duncan will hold events in Tucson and Tempe, Ariz. on Wednesday, Sept. 11.

July 19, 2013

Statement from U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on FCC Action to Connect More Students to High-Speed Internet

"I want to thank the FCC Commissioners for accepting the President's challenge to bring America's classrooms into the modern age with high-speed Internet. Their vote today marks a first step in a five-year effort that will have enormous benefits for students, teachers and families, and for our national competitiveness.

June 12, 2013

Getting America Wired for Educational Opportunity

Thank you so much, Michael, for that kind introduction. And I always love following Jennifer Lopez.

I'm going to talk to you about some really sexy topics like academic learning standards and fiber-optic cable installation.

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