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Senior Department Official to Participate in Wallace Foundation's "Reimagining the School Day: A Forum on More Time for Learning"

Jane Glickman, Press Office, (202) 401-1307 ,

Event Date 1: May 17, 2011 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement, will co-lead a discussion on the policy considerations of extended learning time at the Wallace Foundation’s Reimagining the School Day: A Forum On More Time For Learning, at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, in Washington, D.C. The forum brings together some 75 leading educators, policymakers and other nationally known thought leaders in K-12 education to examine whether, and how, the nation could move beyond the conventional six-hour, 180-day school year to a more flexible system that provides students with additional learning opportunities.

Event 1
Who : Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary, Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education
What : Discussion leader at forum: Reimagining the School Day: A Forum on More Time for Learning
When : 10:45 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, May 17
Where : Park Hyatt Hotel 1201 24th St. N.W. Washington, D.C.