Arne Duncan: It’s Time to Make a Quality Public Education a Civil Right for All Children

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Mar 3, 1:00 AM

Arne Duncan: It’s Time to Make a Quality Public Education a Civil Right for All Children

A generation ago, leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King and Thurgood Marshall advocated for quality education as a civil right for all children. A decade ago, President Barack Obama declared education “the civil rights issue of our time.” And yet, the tragic reality today for millions of children is that quality education is far from a civil right.

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