Rural America Learning Opportunities and Technology: Secretary Arne Duncan's Remarks at the National Rural Education Summit
Good morning. Welcome to our rural education summit. We've invited you here today because we are committed to helping you celebrate the unique strengths of rural schools and solve the unique challenges facing rural schools.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan released the following statement today, praising a partnership between the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Rural School and Community Trust to increase participation and the number of successful models offered by rural schools in the $650 million Investing in Innovation Fund grant competition.
Duncan Hosts Meeting with Rural School Superintendents As He Continues to Seek Input on Education Reform
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan met today with a group of rural school superintendents from nine states to listen and learn about their needs and to discuss ways the Education Department can be a partner in helping to find solutions to their educational challenges.
Four Cabinet secretaries brought the Obama Administration's Rural Tour to rural Alaska today, with stops in Bethel and Hooper Bay, representing the largest Cabinet-level delegation to visit the state.