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Education Department Senior Official to Discuss Reform Efforts with Omaha Community Leaders


Contact:  
Sara Gast , (202) 401-1989, sara.gast@ed.gov


Event Date 1: April 14, 2011 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Event Date 2: April 15, 2011 09:00 am - 11:00 am

Alberto Retana, director of community outreach for the U.S. Department of Education, will hold roundtable discussions with local leaders in Omaha, Neb., on Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15. Through a series of site visits and meetings, Retana will update city leaders on the Department’s efforts to drive reform, encourage courageous action on the part of the community leaders and learn about the innovative efforts taking place in Omaha to close the achievement gap. Retana will meet with several education stakeholders, including members of the Urban League and Latino community.


Event 1
Who : Alberto Retana, director of community outreach for the U.S. Department of Education
What : Roundtable discussion with Latino stakeholders
When : 2-4 p.m. CDT on Thursday, April 14
Where : Latino Center of the Midlands
4821 South 24th St.
Omaha, Neb.
Event 2
Who : Alberto Retana, director of community outreach for the U.S. Department of Education
What : Roundtable discussion with Urban League and community members
When : 9-11 a.m. CDT on Friday, April 15
Where : Urban League Headquarters
3040 Lake St.
Omaha, Neb.
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