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Assistant Deputy Secretary to Host Town Hall on College Affordability at Akron's Buchtel High School

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Event Date 1: May 15, 2012 09:45 am - May 15, 2012 11:45 am

The U.S. Department of Education's Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton will host a town hall at Buchtel High School in Akron as part of a series of conversations the Education Department is having with students and families on college affordability. The forum will begin at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15. Shelton will deliver brief remarks and then take questions from students, teachers and administrators. He will also discuss the importance of FAFSA completion and share information about the administration’s initiatives to make college more affordable, including increased grant aid, loan repayment options, and expanding tax credits.

Event 1
Who :

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education

What :

Town Hall with students, parents, and educators at Buchtel High School

When :

9:45 a.m. ET Tuesday, May 15

Where :

Buchtel High School
1040 Copley Road
Akron, Ohio