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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Meet with Race to the Top Grantees, Discuss their Reform Efforts

Elaine Quesinberry, (202) 401-1576,

Event Date 1: September 16, 2010 12:30 pm - 02:00 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a session of the first Race to the Top grantee meeting from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. on September 16, 2010, in Washington, DC. Secretary Duncan will offer his perspective of the work ahead, answer key questions about Race to the Top, and briefly meet with participants from each grantee state. Invitees also include members of Congress, as well as representatives of key education associations and the press.

This session is part of a day-long grantee meeting focused on finalizing each state’s Race to the Top budget, hearing directly from grantees about how the Department can best support their reform efforts, and providing an opportunity for Race to the Top grantees to collaborate as they begin their work to dramatically improve student outcomes through this unprecedented federal investment in reform.

Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Race to the Top Grantees
What : Race to the Top Grantee Summit
When : Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010
12:30 – 1:10 p.m., Remarks from Secretary Duncan, followed by Q&A
1:10 – 2:00 p.m., Individual state acknowledgment and photograph with Secretary Duncan
Where : Barnard Auditorium
Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ)
Department of Education Building
400 Maryland Ave, SW Washington, DC 20202