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U.S. Secretary of Education to Keynote Hamilton Project K-12 Education Forum

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Event Date 1: September 27, 2012 12:30 pm - 01:30 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give the keynote address at the Hamilton Project K-12 Education Forum at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, in Washington, D.C. He will be introduced by former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin, who is a member of the Hamilton Project's advisory council. Duncan will discuss key reform accomplishments to date under the Obama administration. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Earlier on Thursday, Karen Cator, director of the Education Department's Office of Educational Technology, will participate in a roundtable titled, "Unleashing Innovation in K-12 Education: The Promise of Educational Technology." The roundtable will take place at 11:30 a.m.

The Hamilton Project was launched in 2006 as an economic policy initiative at the Brookings Institution. Since that time, the project has released a number of papers, published two books and hosted several events on a wide range of issues impacting the economy.

Please see here for the forum agenda.

Event 1
Who : U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan
Karen Cator, director of the Office of Educational Technology
What : Keynote address at the Hamilton Project K-12 Education Forum, followed by a question-and-answer session
When : 12:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012
Where : Capital Hilton Hotel
Congressional Room
1001 16th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.