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Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Address U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Legislative Summit


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Event Date 1: March 19, 2013 09:30 am - 11:30 am
Event Date 2: March 19, 2013 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be the opening speaker at the plenary session, "America's Greatest Investment: Educating the Future," at the 23rd Annual Legislative Summit of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19, in Washington, D.C. Duncan will discuss a range of issues critical to the Hispanic community, including the President’s proposal to expand access to high-quality preschool to every child in America, the DREAM Act, efforts to make college more affordable, and the recent upsurge in Hispanic enrollment in higher education.

Following Duncan's remarks, a panel will elaborate on these issues and discuss their importance to America's economic prosperity. Panel members include Marco Davis, Acting Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, Francisco Cigarroa, Chancellor, University of Texas system, and Trey Grayson, Director of Harvard University's Institute on Politics.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
What : Remarks at the 23rd Annual Legislative Summit, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
When : 9:30 a.m. ET, Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Where : Capital Hilton
1001 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Event 2
Who : Marco Davis, Acting Executive Director , White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
What : Panelist at Plenary Session: America's Greatest Investment: Educating the Future
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd Annual Legislative Summit
When : 10:00 a.m. ET, Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Where : Capital Hilton
1001 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
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