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Duncan Named to White House Task Force After School Shootings EdWeek:  Duncan, who was named the most anti-gun member of the cabinet in 2009 by the National Rifle Association, will be working on the task force with Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius.

Duncan thanks Sandy Hook educators Washington Post: Here is a newly released video and transcript of Education Secretary Arne Duncan's statement to the educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., scene of last week's shootings that killed 20 children and six teachers.

Proposals Abound as Obama Creates Gun Task Force in Wake of School Shooting Roll Call: President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for quick action on proposals to prevent gun violence, but congressional Democrats have already offered numerous ideas since the Connecticut school shooting last week.

News Of Sandy Hook's New Principal Brightens Parents' Day AP: When the students of Sandy Hook Elementary return to class after the holiday break, they'll be attending a different school. They'll also have a principal who will be a familiar face to some: Donna Page, who retired from Sandy Hook two years ago

At Funeral, Sandy Hook Teacher Victoria Soto Is Remembered NYT:  At her funeral, mourners recalled Victoria Soto, 27, a first-grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School, as a “quick-thinking, beautiful and selfless woman.”

Slain Conn. teacher remembered as selfless hero AP: A Connecticut schoolteacher gunned down during last week's elementary school massacre is being remembered as a selfless hero who died trying to shield her students....

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