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U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Address Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Discuss Key Education Priorities


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Event Date 1: September 30, 2013 09:20 am - 11:20 am

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the 36th Annual Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference Monday in Washington D.C. He will discuss the administration's key education priorities, including President Obama's proposal to expand access to early childhood education and make college more affordable.

This year's conference, "Education, Economy and Workforce: A Stronger America," will focus on the state of economic recovery and how Latino leadership and a Latino workforce will help lead the country into the 21st century. Secretary Duncan will stress how education is tied to the success of the workforce, economy and innovation. Also, he will highlight how Hispanic-Serving Institutions can help strengthen higher education.


Event 1
Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez
U.S. Rep. Rubén Hinojosa, chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

What :

Remarks to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference

When :

9:20 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

Where :

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Pl., N.W., Room 146 ABC, Washington, D.C.

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