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U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Keynote Luncheon at National Association of Black Journalists Conference


Contact:  
Jo Ann Webb, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: July 31, 2010 12:30 pm

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, will keynote the Newsmakers Luncheon at the 35th annual National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) conference at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 31, in San Diego. He will discuss the Administration’s strategy for ensuring both equity and excellence in public education, outline the policies and programs supporting that strategy, and explore the role of innovation in achieving our goals.

NABJ, founded in 1975 in Washington, D.C., is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals. It is the largest organization of journalists of color in the nation with more than 3,000 members. NABJ is headquartered on the campus of the University of Maryland-College Park.


Event 1
Who : Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement, U.S. Department of Education
What : Keynote address at National Association of Black Journalists Newsmakers Luncheon
When : 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 31
Where : Manchester Grand Hyatt
1 Market Pl.
San Diego, CA
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