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Kline Letter to U.S. Secretary of Education
Topic: Administration Advocacy for Direct Loan Conversion


Dear Secretary Duncan:

Three days ago, the Office of Management and Budget published the Open Government Initiative, which OMB Director Peter Orzag pledged “will help to make government more open, transparent, and accountable to bridge the gap between the American people and their government.” In fact, the Obama Administration has made openness and transparency a marquee promise to the American people. Accordingly, I am surprised by the opacity of the Department of Education’s efforts to promote transition to the Direct Loan program.

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