Education Secretary Arne Duncan will hold a press conference with U.S. Senators Kay R. Hagan (D-N.C.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and other moderate Democrats at 9:15 a.m. on March 2 to outline specific goals for education reform. In addition to Sens. Hagan and Bennet, who have teamed up to lead this effort, Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), Mary Landrieu (D-La.), Thomas Carper (D-Del.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) will attend the press conference.
The event will be held at Walker-Jones Education Campus, a K-8 school. Following the press conference in the school’s library, Duncan and the senators will tour the school with Principal Melissa Martin.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan
U.S. Senator Kay R. Hagan (D-N.C.)
U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.)
U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.)
U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.)
U.S. Senator Thomas Carper (D-Del.)
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.)
U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.)
Outline goals for education reform with moderate senators
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Press conference: 9:15 a.m. (8:50 a.m. camera pre-set)
School tour: 9:40 a.m.
Walker-Jones Education Campus
1125 New Jersey Ave. N.W.
(Parking is available on Pierce Street N.W.)