Senior U.S. Education Official to Visit Pryor School District in Montana and Discuss School Improvement


Contact:  
Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: April 17, 2012 10:10 am - 10:40 am
Event Date 2: April 17, 2012 10:45 am - 11:45 am

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Snyder will visit Pryor Elementary School and Plenty Coups High School on Tuesday, April 17, starting at 10:10 a.m. The Pryor School District is using School Improvement Grant funds to turn around the schools and to improve student achievement. Since 2009, the state of Montana has received more than $14 million in SIG awards.

Before concluding his trip to Plenty Coups High School, Snyder will be available to address media questions. Press interested in covering Snyder’s school visit are encouraged to send their requests to press@ed.gov.


Event 1
Who :

Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Snyder, U.S. Department of Education

What :

Visit with local school officials and students at Pryor Elementary School

When :

10:10 a.m. MT Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Where :

Pryor Elementary School
612 Away Kurwak
Pryor, Mont.

Event 2
Who :

Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Snyder, U.S. Department of Education

What :

Visit classrooms at Plenty Coups High School

When :

10:45 a.m. MT Tuesday, April 17, 2012
11:15 a.m. MT, media availability

Where :

Plenty Coups High School
1 High School Lane
Pryor, Mont.

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