While much progress has been made in K-12 education in the 50 years since the March on Washington, challenges still remain, including violence, low teacher pay and a lack of resources, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said. "Integration alone doesn't guarantee a world-class education. Civil rights means having the same opportunities as other people do. Too many left on the sidelines are black or brown or poor," Duncan said Tuesday in a speech at a Washington, D.C., school.

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