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Vice President Biden to Travel to Ohio


Contact:  
Denielle Sachs, The White House, Office of the Vice President, (202) 253-2229


Event Date 1: January 12, 2012 12:15 pm - 01:15 pm

Washington, DC — On Thursday, January 12, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Lincoln High School in Gahanna, Ohio to discuss college affordability.

Since the members of Lincoln High School's senior class were born, published tuition at the Ohio State University has more than tripled. More than two-thirds of Ohio college students take out loans to pay for school. These students graduate with an average debt of over $27,000.

The Vice President will discuss the importance of college and the steps the Administration has taken to keep college affordable in Ohio and across the country. He will also call on colleges and universities to do their part to contain costs and ensure college remains within reach for the middle class.

This event will be open press. Media details are below.


Event 1
Who : Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
What :

RSVP:

This event is OPEN PRESS. Media must RSVP with the NAME, POSITION (Reporter, TV Camera, Photographer, etc.) MEDIA OUTLET, PHONE and EMAIL for each person planning to cover the event to press@ovp.eop.gov by Wednesday, January 11th at 5:00 PM EST. At the event, you will be required to wear your outlet's media credential at all times, either around the neck or pinned to clothing.

Details:
Cable Run: 250 ft
Throw: 50 ft

When : Thursday, January 12, 2012
Event Start time: 12:15 PM
Satellite Truck Arrival/Parking and Camera Pre-Set: 7:30-8:15 AM
Restricted Access Time: 8:15-10:15 AM
Press Arrival Time: 10:15-11:30 AM
Final Press Access Time: 11:30 AM
Where : Lincoln High School
140 South Hamilton Road
Gahanna, OH 43230

Press Parking: Track & Field Parking Lot (on Havens Corner, across from Kinder Care, next to Lincoln Elementary School). Spots 161-179.Denielle Sachs, (202) 253-2229 Satellite Truck Parking: Hurricane Alley, along track at back of school (enter track & field through press parking lot); directed on site.
Press Entrance: Hurricane Alley at back of school (enter through press parking lot, cross track)

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