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Under Secretary of Education to Discuss Importance of Higher Education Affordability During Policy Forum


Contact:  
Sara Gast, (202) 401-1989, sara.gast@ed.gov


Event Date 1: December 09, 2010 12:15 pm

Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will engage in a conversation about higher education attainment and affordability during The Education Equation Policy Forum on Thursday, Dec. 9, at 12:15 p.m. The event, which is sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and the University of Texas at Austin’s Texas Center for Education Policy, will be held at UT Austin’s Etter-Harbin Alumni Center.

The three-hour forum is expected to draw about 200 community leaders, policy advisors, bankers and academic specialists. They will discuss a variety of issues in postsecondary education, including factors that affect its value and strategies for closing the gap in minority participation. Kanter will address the importance of improving access to higher education during her remarks before a short question-and-answer session.

The event is open to the press. More information can be found at
www.dallasfed.org


Event 1
Who : Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter
What : Remarks and a question-and-answer session during The Education Equation Policy Forum sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and the University of Texas at Austin’s Texas Center for Education Policy
When : Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at 12:15 p.m. CST
Where : University of Texas at Austin
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center
2110 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX
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