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Education Secretary Duncan Will Announce Winner of 2010 Broad Prize, Address the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Tuesday

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Event Date 1: October 19, 2010 11:30 am - 01:00 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be in New York City on Tuesday, Oct. 19, for two events.

At 11:30 a.m., Duncan will join philanthropist Eli Broad to announce the winner of the 2010 Broad Prize for Urban Education during remarks to the gathering. Five school districts are finalists for the Broad Prize: Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C.; Gwinnett County, Ga.; Montgomery County, Md.; and Socorro and Ysleta, Texas.

At 1 p.m., Duncan will address the Council on Foreign Relations.

His remarks at the Broad Prize event will focus on taking reform to scale district-wide and the importance of recognizing success in raising urban student achievement.

His remarks at the Council on Foreign Relations will address the relationship between education and U.S. economic competitiveness — and the economic imperative to enhance educational attainment and achievement, not only in the United States but abroad.

Note to editors: All members of the press planning to attend the Council on Foreign Relations event must contact Sarah Doolin at 212-434-9888 or

Event 1
Who : Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
What : Remarks at two events:
Announcement of the 2010 Broad Prize for Urban Education and a meeting of the Council on Foreign Relations
When : Tuesday, Oct. 19
Broad Prize event: 11:30 a.m.
Council on Foreign Relations: 1 p.m.
Where :

Broad Prize event:
Museum of Modern Art,
11 W. 53rd St.
Please use the Ronald S. and Jo Carole Lauder Building entrance

Council on Foreign Relations:
Harold Pratt House
58 E. 68th St.