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Senior U.S. Education Official to Visit Fairmont High, Discuss School Improvement

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Event Date 1: May 09, 2012 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will visit Fairmont High School at 11 a.m. ET Wednesday in Fairmont, N.C. Fairmont High is using School Improvement Grant funds to turn around the school and improve student achievement. With the help of a three-year, $3.1 million School Improvement grant, the school has developed a Ninth Grade Academy and coordinates services in support of parent and community engagement. Since 2009, the state of North Carolina has received more than $119 million in SIG awards.

Following the tour, Yudin will be available to answer media questions. Press interested in covering Yudin’s school visit are encouraged to send their requests to

Event 1
Who : Michael Yudin, deputy assistant secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education
What : School visit of Fairmont High School
When : 11 a.m. ET Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Noon press availability
Where : Fairmont High School, 5419 Old Stage Rd., Fairmont, N.C.