More on Detroit Visit

We now have more from Secretary Arne Duncan’s Listening and Learning Tour stop in Detroit: photos (see below) and a piece by Assistant Secretary Russlynn Ali on what she heard in Detroit.

For details on the visit, see Wednesday’s press release. You can also participate in the online discussion about raising standards.

Secretary Arne Duncan meets with Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm in her Detroit office, along with several other community leaders.

Secretary Arne Duncan meets with Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm in her Detroit office, along with several other community leaders.

Secretary Duncan meets with two Cody High School students in the school's Robotics Club.

Secretary Duncan meets with two Cody High School students in the school's Robotics Club.

Cody High School Principal Johnathon Matthews (center) speaks to Student Forum attendees, who included Secretary Arne Duncan, Detroit Mayor David Bing, Gov. Granholm, and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali in addition to Cody students.

Cody High School Principal Johnathon Matthews (center) speaks to Student Forum attendees, who included Secretary Arne Duncan, Detroit Mayor David Bing, Gov. Granholm, and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali in addition to Cody students.

Students at Detroit's Cody High School, speaking to Secretary Duncan.

Students at Detroit's Cody High School, speaking to Secretary Duncan.

Secretary Duncan hears from students during his listening tour at Detroit's Cody High School.

Secretary Duncan hears from students during his listening tour at Detroit's Cody High School.

Secretary Duncan giving a keynote address at the United Way Leaders Conference in Detroit.

Secretary Duncan giving a keynote address at the United Way Leaders Conference in Detroit.