Arne Duncan

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9 May, 2014

Department of Education settles with VMI

The Virginia Military Institute and the Obama administration reach agreement to resolve sexual harassment and assault complaints. The Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights says the state school also failed to provide prompt and equitable resolution of complaints of sexual harassment and assault. The school has reservations, but concludes it is time to put its six-year dispute with the government to an end. VMI says:

We are committed to moving forward to do all in our power to ensure the safety and well-being of our cadets and employees.

8 May, 2014

Praise for Skyline High, SVVSD

Duncan visits Longmont, Colorado to praise Skyline High’s STEM programs. Superintendent Don Haddad tells Duncan about the 50 plus businesses that partner with the district to provide students real-world problem solving experience. School board president John Creighton calls the visit an honor; he says:

It’s more of an affirmation that what’s going on is the right path to be on.

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