The U.S. Senate voted Monday to approve the nomination of Frank Brogan as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education.
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June 08, 2018
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June 07, 2018
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June 07, 2018
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The education secretary will explore K-12 and post-secondary education in three European countries that outperformed the U.S. on the Program for International Student Assessment or PISA: Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.