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Secretary Arne Duncan to visit Wheatley Education Campus for Discovery Education’s “Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition

Event is part of White House’s “Of the People” Webinar Series

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


Event Date 1: February 26, 2014 04:30 pm - 06:30 pm

Secretary Duncan will visit Wheatley Education Campus in Washington, D.C. tomorrow for Discovery Education’s “Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition” event—a livestreamed visit to a digital classroom—as part of the White House’s “Of the People” webinar series. The special event is part of the second annual forum to discuss the transition from traditional classrooms to digital classrooms.

You can register now to watch the event live on Wednesday, February 26 at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Joining from a local classroom, Secretary Duncan will explore the digital transition firsthand and answer questions from a student about how the Department of Education supports classrooms around the country and why education is the foundation of our country's future success.

The "Of the People" series offers middle and high school students unique access to White House staff and Obama administration officials in a series of 30-minute virtual events broadcast live from the White House and open to all classrooms nationwide.

You can tune in on February 26 at 4:30 p.m. ET -- and watch upcoming installments in this series -- on Discovery Education’s website. In the coming months, webinars will address topics that range from community service to climate change and from foreign policy to science and technology. A complete archive of all virtual field trip sessions will be available at www.discoveryeducation.com. Participate in the day’s conversation on Twitter using #FutureNow.


Event 1
Who : Event is part of White House’s “Of the People” Webinar Series
What : Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to participate in Discovery Education and the White House’s "Of the People" webinar series
When : 4:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014
Where : The Wheatley Education Campus
1299 Neal Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C.
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