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U.S. Secretary of Education to Host Teacher Forum at T.C. Williams High School and Give Remarks on Improving Assessment Systems to Achieve's Annual American Diploma Project Network Leadership Team


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Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: September 02, 2010 08:30 am - September 02, 2010 10:05 am
Event Date 2: September 02, 2010 10:30 am

***EDITOR'S NOTE: Updated event information and address for T.C. Williams High School***

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va., on Thursday, September 2, where he will tour an in-school clinic and participate in a forum with approximately 1,300 Alexandria teachers, as they return to school. During the forum the Secretary will give brief remarks on strengthening the teaching profession, followed by a question and answer session with participating teachers. Following the school visit, Secretary Duncan will give remarks at Achieve's Annual American Diploma Project Network Leadership Team Meeting at the Westin Alexandria. Secretary Duncan will address the urgent need to improve assessment systems in order to validly measure a broader range of student knowledge and skills, support effective teaching, and lead to college and/or career readiness for our nation's students.

Secretary Duncan's remarks to Achieve's Leadership Team will also be available via webcast at http://www.achieve.org/us-secretary-education-give-remarks-next-generation-assessment-systems .


Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Alexandria Public Schools Superintendent Morton Sherman
What : Tour in-school clinic and teacher forum at T.C. Williams High School
When : Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010
8:30-8:55 a.m. EDT - School Clinic Tour
9:00-10:05 a.m. EDT - Teacher Forum
Where : T.C. Williams High School
Main Campus
3330 King Street
Alexandra, Va.
Event 2
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
What : Remarks on improving assessment systems at Achieve’s American Diploma Project Leadership Team Meeting
When : Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010
10:30 a.m. EDT
Where : Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Edison Ballroom, 2nd Floor
Alexandria, VA‎

***Live web stream available at http://www.achieve.org/us-secretary-education-give-remarks-next-generation-assessment-systems .

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