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Secretary Duncan to Join White House Officials in Live Panel Discussion of President's State of the Union Address

Sara Gast, (202) 401-1989,

Event Date 1: January 24, 2012 09:00 pm - 11:00 pm

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join several White House officials tonight in a live, interactive panel discussion following the President’s State of the Union address. Duncan will join the panel during the latter half of the discussion and highlight the Administration’s efforts to rebuild the economy through strengthening education.

The panelists – including Mark Zuckerman, deputy director of the Domestic Policy Council; Roberto Rodriguez, special assistant to the President for education policy; Brian Deese, deputy director of the National Economic Council; Ben Rhodes, deputy national security adviser for strategic communications and speechwriting; and Jen Palmieri, deputy White House communications director – will answer questions about the President’s address submitted via Twitter (#WHChat and #SOTU), Google+, Facebook and the in-person audience of tweetup participants.

More information can be found at The panel can be viewed online at

Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
What : Panel discussion on President’s State of the Union address
When : TONIGHT, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012
9 p.m. ET: President’s State of the Union address
Approximately 10 p.m. ET: Panel discussion begins
Secretary Duncan will join the second half of the
Where : and