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Education in Focus: A Moral Imperative

Secretary Duncan wraps up our week long "Education in Focus" feature.

This week, we launched “Education in Focus” on to shine a spotlight on what we are doing across the administration to improve our education system. And what a week it was:

Though this feature comes to a close today, our work is not done. The urgency to improve our children’s schools has never been greater.

Whether you’re still a student or your days in the classroom have long been over, we all have a moral and economic imperative that requires us to act.  Go to to learn more about what we are doing, and ways you can get involved.

Arne Duncan is Secretary of Education