Education secretary visits Hawaii schools

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Associated Press, Jennifer Sinco Kelleher

The nation's top education official is vowing to look into concerns about assessments for students attending Hawaiian-language immersion schools and how Native Hawaiian-focused charter schools are funded.

Noting that there was a time when the Hawaiian language was outlawed, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said he's glad to see schools contributing to its revitalization.

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