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Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Address Business Coaltion for Student Achievement on 30th Anniversary of A Nation At Risk


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Event Date 1: April 16, 2013 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the Business Coalition for Student Achievement's event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the release of A Nation At Risk, on Tuesday, April 16, at 2:00 p.m. ET, in Washington, D.C.

Addressing more than 50 CEOs from an array of diverse businesses, Duncan will discuss progress and challenges facing education today, the Obama Administration's focus on the return in investment in our education policies, and the President's Preschool for All proposal to provide high quality preschool for 4-year-olds from low and moderate-income households.

A Nation at Risk, the landmark report by the National Commission on Excellence in Education, helped generate education reforms at all levels of government and propelled the business community to deepen and expand its role in improving educational outcomes for students.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
What : Remarks to the Business Coalition for Student Achievement
When : 2:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Where : U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
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