Civil Rights Data Collection Announcement Today at 1:30 p.m.

School-Level Data for 72,000 Schools Serving 85 Percent of America’s Students, Covering Discipline, College Readiness, School Finance and Retention by Race, Disability Status

Press Office, (202) 401-1576,

Event Date 1: March 06, 2012 01:30 pm - 04:30 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, along with Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali, will announce the release of the Civil Rights Data Collection, Part II (CRDC) at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Howard University in Washington, D.C. This far-reaching survey covers 72,000 schools serving 85 percent of America’s students, with self-reported school-level data on discipline, college readiness, teacher equity and retention according to race and disability status, among other data.

Following the announcement at Howard, Assistant Secretary Ali will hold a national press call with reporters at 3:30 p.m. ET. Dial-in: 888-282-0569s.

Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali
What : 1:30 p.m. Civil Rights Data Collection announcement at Howard University
3:30 p.m. National press call (with Assistant Secretary Ali)
When : Tuesday, March 6, 2012
On-site event at Howard
1:30 p.m. ET
National press call
3:30 p.m. ET Tuesday
Where : (On-site event)
Howard University, Founders Library Room 104, 500
Howard Place N.W., Washington, D.C.
(National press call)
Dial 888-282-0569