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Education Secretary Duncan to Participate in Press Conference Call with College Journalists for MTV and College Coard's "Get Schooled College Affordability Challenge"


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(202) 401-1576 , press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: October 04, 2010 04:00 am

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in a press conference call with young people about college affordability and the critical importance of higher education and attaining a degree at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4. The call is part of MTV and the College Board's new "Get Schooled College Affordability Challenge," which aims to increase college completion by making it easier for middle and low-income students to navigate the financial aid process. The challenge calls upon current and aspiring college students to reimagine a simplified financial aid process that reaches students who are unsure whether they can afford college and yet fail to apply for aid.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
What : Press Conference Call
Call-in Number: (866) 322-2511
Passcode: 14446884
When : 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010
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