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Secretary Duncan to Participate in Innovation Summit Along with NBA All-Star Chris Paul and NBC Correspondent Andrea Mitchell


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Event Date 1: May 28, 2013 01:00 pm - 03:30 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join leaders from across the country to discuss innovation in education at the "Reimagining Education: Empowering Learners in a Connected World" summit on Tuesday, May 28, at the Newseum in Washington D.C.

Secretary Duncan, joined by NBA All-Star and education advocate Chris Paul as well as a few teachers, will lead a conversation about ways to prepare students for the connected world of learning. Secretary Duncan will then participate in a one-on-one interview with NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell to discuss the Department's work to support technology in education, personalized learning, and 21st century classrooms.

Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton will deliver opening remarks at the summit, starting at 1:00 p.m.

The summit, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Education and the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, will convene leaders from across the education sector to explore ways to develop learning experiences that better connect in-school and out-of-school time; better connect students to their passions, peers, communities and careers; and redesign our nation's high schools to prepare our students for a connected world of learning.


Event 1
Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton

What : Series of events at the "Reimagining Education: Empowering Learners in a Connected World" summit
When :

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
1:00 p.m. -- Opening Remarks by Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton
2:15 p.m. -- Secretary Duncan and Chris Paul lead discussion with three teachers
2:45 p.m. -- Secretary Duncan participates in a one-on-one interview with veteran journalist Andrea Mitchell

Where :

Knight Conference Center at the Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC

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