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Education Secretary and National Education Leaders Discuss the Future of Labor-Management Collaboration on Press Call

Sara Gast, (202) 401-1989,

Event Date 1: February 16, 2011 11:00 am - 01:00 pm

Education Secretary Arne Duncan and representatives from leading national education groups will reflect on the conversations and ideas put forth at the Department’s recent labor management conference in Denver during a national press call at 11 a.m. MT (1 p.m. ET) on Wednesday, Feb. 16.

The Department selected 150 school districts to attend the conference. These districts represent a broad cross section that closely mirrors the make-up of America’s schools. To attend, the school board president, superintendent and teacher union or teacher association leader had to all agree to come and pledge to collaboratively develop and implement policies.

Media who wish to join the call may dial 888-949-2789.

Event 1
Who : Arne Duncan, Secretary, U.S. Department of Education
Anne L. Bryant, Executive Director, National School Boards Association
Michael Casserly, Executive Director, Council of the Great City Schools
George H. Cohen, Director, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Daniel A. Domenech, Executive Director, American Association of School Administrators
Dennis Van Roekel, President, National Education Association
Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers
Darren Walker, Vice President, Ford Foundation
What : National press call to reflect on the labor management conference
When : Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 11 a.m. MT (1 p.m. ET)
Where : Dial In: 888-949-2789