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Education Assistant Secretary to Give Remarks at Council for Opportunity in Education's (COE) Policy Seminar


Contact:  
Jane Glickman or Sara Gast, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: March 07, 2011 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will address the Council for Opportunity in Education's (COE) 31st annual policy seminar at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 7, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Ochoa will discuss the role TRIO plays in helping meet the President's national goal of leading the world in college attainment by 2020.

Federal TRIO programs provide outreach and services to help low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to completions of higher education. COE is comprised of more than 1,000 colleges and agencies that work to support programs like TRIO, which are focused on increasing high school graduation rates as well as college preparation and completion.


Event 1
Who : Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education
What : Remarks at COE's 31st annual policy seminar
When : 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 7
Where : Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St. N.W.
Washington, D.C.
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