U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in the "Education, Early Childhood and Workforce Committee" panel at the National Governors Association's (NGA) Winter Meeting on Saturday, Feb. 26. Duncan will highlight the administration's plan to reauthorize No Child Left Behind and discuss the role governors play in generating education reform. Additional panel speakers include Andreas Schleicher, head of the Indicators and Analysis Division, Directorate for Education, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and Sir Michael Barber, head of the Global Education Practice, McKinsey & Co. Media wishing to cover should contact the National Governors Association at 202-624-5301.
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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Remarks at the "Education, Early Childhood and Workforce Committee" panel of the National Governors Association's Winter Meeting
3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011
J.W. Marriott Hotel, Ballroom Level-3, Salon II, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.