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U.S. Education Secretary to Give Remarks During Healthy Schools Campaign's National Health Summit


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Event Date 1: May 09, 2012 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss the link between healthy students and academic achievement at the Healthy Schools Campaign’s National Health Summit on Wednesday, May 9, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. He also will address how school leaders can ensure that all students receive the quality physical activity and nutrition they need to be successful. A question-and-answer session will follow. U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will also give remarks.

The Healthy Schools Campaign is a nonprofit organization that addresses environmental health and wellness issues in schools. It advocates for policies and practices that allow all students, teachers and staff to learn and work in healthy school environments.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius
What : Remarks at the Healthy Schools Campaign’s National Health Summit
When : 10 a.m. ET Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Where : National Press Club
529 14th St., N.W. 13th Floor, Holeman Lounge
Washington, D.C.
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