All statements involving Arne Duncan

"There are literally teachers now who are getting pink slips" because of sequestration.

"After one year, Tennessee’s students made their biggest single-year jump in achievement ever recorded in the state."

"One generation ago we led the world in college graduation. We're 16th today."

Says Texas schools have had "massive increases" in class sizes with Rick Perry as governor.

"In this country, we have a 25 percent dropout rate."

A scheduled speech by President Barack Obama will be "the first time an American president has spoken directly to the nation's school children about persisting and succeeding in school."

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