In the morning, he participated in a roundtable on TEACH, a campaign to increase the number and diversity of people seeking to become teachers, particularly in high-need schools and high-demand subject areas. (Read his remarks.) Other participants included Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Grammy-award winning artist John Legend, Olympic gold medalist and boxer Oscar de la Hoya, and some 400 students and 100 education stakeholders. See photos.
Later in the day, Secretary Duncan played in the 2011 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on February 15 in Los Angeles. See photos.