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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Will Hold Press Conference Call Today to Announce New Grant Competition to Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool

Press Office, (202) 401-1576,

Event Date 1: August 13, 2014 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call on Wednesday, August 13 at 2 p.m. ET to make an announcement about a new grant competition to support states - including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico – in building, developing and expanding voluntary, high-quality preschool programs in high-need communities for children from low- and moderate-income families. The new grant program will be jointly administered by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services.

Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
What : Press conference call to discuss new early learning grant program
When : 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Where : Call in number 888-769-8708