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Assistant Deputy Secretary to Keynote Fifth Annual National Ted and Dr. Roberta Mann Foundation Symposium


Contact:  
Jo Ann Webb, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: August 17, 2010 03:30 pm

MINNEAPOLIS—Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the importance of creating a safe and supportive school environment at the 5th Annual National Ted and Dr. Roberta Mann Foundation Symposium about Children and Young Adults with Mental Health and Learning Disabilities. He will deliver his keynote address this Tuesday, Aug. 17, at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, Minneapolis South. Jennings also will discuss the Department’s new $27 million Safe and Supportive Schools (S3) grant program, a pilot that will enable states to measure school safety at the building level and to provide federal funds for interventions in those schools with the greatest needs.

More than 1,000 educators, administrators and parents are expected to attend the symposium.


Event 1
Who : Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings,
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools,
U.S. Department of Education
What : Keynote address at the fifth annual National Ted and Dr. Roberta Mann Foundation Symposium
When : 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010
Where : Sheraton Bloomington Hotel,
Minneapolis South 7800 Normandale Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN
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