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Secretary Arne Duncan, Attorney General Holder, to Announce Findings of Expansive Survey of America's Public Schools


Contact:  
Press Office, U.S. Department of Education, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov
Press Office, U.S. Department of Justice, (202) 514-2007


Event Date 1: March 21, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Attorney General Eric Holder and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon at J.O. Wilson Elementary School in Washington, D.C. to announce the findings of expansive survey of America's public schools and discuss the importance of universal access to preschool, the need to reduce unnecessary and unfair school discipline practices, and address other barriers to opportunity for students that may prevent them from reaching their full potential at all levels of education.

This event is open to pre-credentialed media. Following their remarks, the Attorney General and Secretary Duncan will hold a media availability.

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

Note: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver's license) as well as valid media credentials. Media interested in attending must RSVP to Stephen Ratner at Stephen.Ratner@usdoj.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT, THURSDAY, March 20, 2014. All media equipment must arrive by 8:30 a.m. EDT the day of the event for a mandatory security sweep at 9:00 a.m. EDT. Once the security sweep is complete, additional media equipment will NOT be permitted to enter and swept equipment will NOT be permitted to exit. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Stephen.Ratner@usdoj.gov.


Event 1
Who : Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Attorney General Eric Holder
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Catherine E. Lhamon
What : Announcement of findings of expansive survey of America's public schools
When : 10:00 a.m. EDT, Friday, March 21, 2014
Where : J.O. Wilson Elementary School
660 K St., N.E.
Washington, D.C.
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