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Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Speak at Oklahoma State School Board Association Conference


Contact:  
Jo Ann Webb, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: August 26, 2010

OKLAHOMA CITY—José Rico, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will discuss reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and issues pertaining to Hispanic students when he addresses the Oklahoma State School Board Association Tri-State Conference this Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Cox Convention Center. The discussion will take place at 3:30 p.m. and specifically address such issues as the academic achievement gap, dropout rates, college access and financial aid, and how community engagement can improve Latino academic achievement. Later that evening at 5:30 p.m., Rico will facilitate a community conversation on how the Administration can improve Latino education and how his office can spearhead those efforts.


Event 1
Who : José Rico, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
What : Discussion on Latino education
When : 3:30 p.m. CDT Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010
Where : Cox Convention Center
One Myriad Gardens
Oklahoma City, Okla
Event 2
Who : José Rico, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
What : Community conversation with conference attendees
When : 5:30 p.m. CDT Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010
Where : Cox Convention Center
One Myriad Gardens
Oklahoma City, Okla.
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