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Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Participate on College Affordability Panel in Baltimore


Contact:  
Jane Glickman, (202) 401-1307or, jane.glickman@ed.gov


Event Date 1: January 31, 2012 12:30 pm - 02:30 pm

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter will join U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes and a student representative at the University of Maryland in Baltimore at 12:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jan. 31 for a panel discussion with students on college affordability. She will discuss steps the Administration has taken to keep college affordable and will unveil new material for borrowers about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. This program aims to provide federal student loan relief to borrowers who aspire to work in public service jobs. Kanter will also discuss the importance of completing college and why the President has set a 2020 goal for American to once again lead the world in college graduates. A press availability will follow the roundtable.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter
U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes
What : Panelist at roundtable discussion on college affordability
Press availability
When : 12:30 p.m. ET (press avail at 1:20 p.m.)
Where : University of Maryland, Baltimore
Campus Center – Room 208/210
621 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, Md.
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