Education Secretary Arne Duncan on School Safety

Education Secretary Arne Duncan called on community leaders to step up efforts to ensure safety in schools in response to the previous… read more

Education Secretary Arne Duncan called on community leaders to step up efforts to ensure safety in schools in response to the previous week’s school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, in his keynote address at a school safety forum at Neval Thomas Elementary School. Secretary Duncan said the recent mass shootings have “fundamentally changed” the world and addressed the need for comprehensive protocols and gun control measures, including access to mental health care, to protect students and teachers from violence. In addition, he announced a new round of Promise Neighborhoods grants which are awarded to organizations to improve educational and developmental outcomes for students. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Ruth Barnes Principal Neval Thomas Elementary School (Washington, DC)
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Education Secretary Arne Duncan on School Safety

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310070-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 21, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 22, 2012

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  • Dec 21, 2012 | 11:50am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 21, 2012 | 10:52pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 22, 2012 | 2:25am EST | C-SPAN 1
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