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U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Minneapolis Friday


Contact:  
Liz Utrup , (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: January 21, 2011 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Event Date 2: January 21, 2011 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give a keynote address at "Best in Class: Building a World Class Education System," a Minnesota Chamber of Commerce event to build community awareness and support for education. The keynote will take place from 12-12:45 p.m. at the Hilton Minneapolis and Towers. His remarks will discuss the role businesses can play in education reform.

At 2 p.m., Duncan will join U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn at Crystal Lake Elementary School in Lakeville, Minn. Duncan and Kline will visit several classrooms with Principal Bill Mack. Friday’s school visit marks Duncan’s first event with Kline since he assumed the role of chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
What : Keynote address at the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce event, "Best in Class: Building a World Class Education System"
When : Noon-12:45 p.m. CST Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
Where : Hilton Minneapolis and Towers, 1001 Marquette Avenue South, Minneapolis
Event 2
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee
What : Visit Crystal Lake Elementary School
When : 2-3 p.m. CST Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
Where : Crystal Lake Elementary School, 16250 Ipava Ave., Lakeville, Minn.
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