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Protesters ‘Occupy’ Arne Duncan’s Austin Speech

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was in Austin on Thursday, where he was a keynote speaker at South by Southwest’s second annual SXSWedu conference. He also made a stop to speak to a crowd at Austin Community College’s Eastview campus for a “town hall” discussion on education issues...

Education Secretary: Schools Have Been Lying To Students

School systems across the country have been misleading students and parents into thinking they are ready for college, the Secretary of Education said Sunday. Arne Duncan told ABC's Christiane Amanpour that the Obama administration's Race to the