Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at the National Academy Foundation NEXT Conference
[Speaker may have deviated from prepared remarks.]
Thank you, J.D., for the warm welcome. Good afternoon, everyone.
It's a pleasure to join you all in marking the National Academy Foundation's 30-year record of impact, in states all across America.
Before we start today's town hall discussion, I want to talk for a minute about the Obama administration's blueprint for reforming career and technical education, which we are releasing today.
Thank you Arne – for being here today to highlight this critically important initiative for our nation's economic prosperity.
Ankeny, Iowa – Today U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny, Iowa, to release the Obama Administration’s blueprint for transforming Career and Technical Education (CTE), by reauthorizing the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.