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Secretary Duncan to Address Jobs for America's Graduates' (JAG) Fifth Annual National Thought Leader Event


Contact:  
Jane Glickman, (202) 401-1307, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: May 24, 2011 08:30 am - May 24, 2011 10:00 am

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address at Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) fifth annual National Thought Leader event at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, at Union Station in Washington, D.C. The event brings together some 100 representatives of state and local government, foundations, and the private sector to discuss immediate steps needed to boost academic and economic success of at-risk youth. Duncan will discuss the administration's initiatives to improve the K-12 pipeline and accelerate access and completion for low-income students in higher education. Qs and As from the audience will follow his remarks.


Event 1
Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

What :

Keynote remarks at JAG's Thought Leader Event, question and answer session will follow.

When :

8:30 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Where :

Columbus Club
Union Station
50 Massachusetts Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C.

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