Secretary Duncan Visits Charlotte, North Carolina

Secretary Duncan visited Sterling Elementary School in Pineville, NC, where he visited classes, talked with students and teachers, and participated in a discussion on turning around low-performing schools.

Secretary Duncan visited Sterling Elementary School in Pineville, NC, where he visited classes, talked with students and teachers, and participated in a discussion on turning around low-performing schools.

Secretary Duncan delivered keynote remarks at the 2010 Fall Conference for Community Foundations in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 15. The conference, “Powering Communities,” was designed to foster a national dialogue about how the philanthropic sector and community foundations can most effectively advance the public good through grants, strategic planning, leadership development, technology and best practices.

After the conference, Secretary Duncan joined Governor Bev Perdue and State Board Chairman Bill Harrison for a visit to Sterling Elementary School in Pineville, where they visited classes, talked with students and teachers, and participated in a discussion on turning around low-performing schools.

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