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Education Secretary Speaks at White House Daily Briefing

Washington, DC
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Education Secretary Arne Duncan delivered remarks at the daily White House briefing.  He warned of the impact of the upcoming automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration, to education programs. Secretary Duncan discussed possible spending cuts to early childhood, K-12 and higher education along with Impact Aid funds which involve military families and Native American education programs.  

Press secretary Jay Carney also answered reporters' questions regarding this coming Friday’s meeting between President Obama and Congressional leaders on sequestration. 

Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 2:37pm (ET)

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