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U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Dallas

School Visit, Press Availability, Luncheon Remarks Scheduled

Press Office, (202) 401-1576,

Event Date 1: November 27, 2012 09:15 am - 11:15 am
Event Date 2: November 27, 2012 11:45 am - 01:45 am

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Dallas on Tuesday where he will visit a local high school, hold a press availability with Dallas' mayor and school superintendent and address a business luncheon.

At 9:15 a.m., Duncan will join Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Superintendent Mike Miles in touring classrooms at L.G. Pinkston High School in west Dallas. Pinkston is part of a new cradle-to-graduation partnership among the Dallas Independent School District, Southern Methodist University and nonprofit organizations to boost academic progress by increasing early childhood educational opportunities, improving teaching and learning and engaging parents in their children's development.

A press availability at the school will follow at 10:25 a.m.

At 11:45 a.m., Duncan will deliver remarks on the condition of American education to a luncheon of business leaders at the Omni Hotel Dallas, hosted by WorkforceSolutions of Greater Dallas.

Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings
Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles
What : School visit and media availability
When : Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012
9:15 a.m. CT – Classroom visits (pooled press).
Where : L.G. Pinkston High School
2200 Dennison St.
Event 2
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
What : Remarks to luncheon hosted by Workforce Solutions on the state of American education
When : 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012
Where : Omni Hotel Dallas
555 S. Lamar St.