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U.S. Secretary of Education to Visit Toronto, Canada

Will Visit Local High School and Participate in International Education Symposium

Contact:  
Sandra Abrevaya or Justin Hamilton, (202) 401-1576


Event Date 1: September 13, 2010

TORONTO—U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Weston Collegiate Institute and participate in an international education symposium—“The Building Blocks for Education: Whole System Reform”—on Monday, Sept. 13. The high school visit to Weston Collegiate Institute, located at 100 Pine St., will take place at 12:30 p.m. The Secretary’s speech at the symposium will get underway later that afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at the Fairmont Royal Hotel, 100 Front St. West.

The two-day symposium, which takes place Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 13-14, will bring together experts and education policy makers from six countries. Participants will share ideas and look at new ways to help solve the challenges facing students in Canada and around the world.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan
Premier Dalton McGuinty
School Principal Deborah Blair
What : School visit
When : 12:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 2010
(A media avail will follow at 1:15 p.m.)
Where : Weston Collegiate Institute
100 Pine St.
Toronto, Canada
Event 2
Who : U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan
What : Speech at international education symposium
When : 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 2010
Where : Fairmont Royal Hotel
100 Front St. West, Canadian Room
Toronto, Canada
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