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Duncan Moved Early-Education Policy Forward, Advocates Say

Early Childhood

Education Week

By Christina Samuels

The Obama administration, under the leadership of resigning Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, moved early education past vague conversations and into concrete policy, said supporters of increased public investment in early learning.

Duncan announced Friday that he plans to step down in December, turning the department reins over to John King, who is the former commissioner of education in New York…

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