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Senior U.S. Education Official to Visit Emerson Elementary School and Discuss School Improvement

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Event Date 1: May 17, 2012 09:30 am - 11:30 am

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Snyder will visit Emerson Elementary School on Thursday, May 17, at 9:30 a.m. CT, in Kansas City, Kan. The school is using School Improvement Grant funds to turn around the school and to improve student achievement. Since 2009, the state of Kansas has received $35.5 million in SIG awards.

Before concluding his trip to the school, Snyder will be available to address media questions. Press interested in covering Snyder’s school visit are encouraged to send their requests to

Event 1
Who : Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Snyder, U.S. Department of Education
What : Visit with local school officials and students at Emerson
When : 9:30 a.m. CT Thursday, May 17, 2012
10:30 a.m. CT Media availability
Where : Elementary SchoolEmerson Elementary School
1429 S 29th St.l
Kansas City, Kan.