Education Department Senior Official to Discuss Early Progress of Race to the Top Program

Sara Gast, (202) 401-1989 ,

Event Date 1: March 26, 2012 10:00 am - 11:00 am

U.S. Department of Education Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss will join other education and state leaders to discuss the achievements and challenges of the Department’s Race to the Top competitive grant program during a panel discussion on Monday, March 26, at 10 a.m. The conversation will be hosted by the Center for American Progress, which will issue new report by CAP Senior Fellow Ulrich Boser that examines the progress states have made so far.

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Event 1
Who :

Joanne Weiss, chief of staff, U.S. Department of Education

What :

Panel discussion on Race to the Top

When :

Monday, March 26, at 10 a.m. ET

Where :

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C.