U.S. Education Secretary to Visit District

September 10, 2015 09:00 AM

U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and senior Department officials will make a stop at Roosevelt Middle School next week as part of the Back-to-School Bus Tour: “Ready for Success” 

During the tour, Duncan and other senior Department officials will hold events highlighting the progress and achievements of educators, students, families and leaders in expanding opportunity for students throughout the nation. In addition to Cedar Rapids, tour stops will include schools in Des Moines, as well as Kansas City, Missouri; Champaign and Williamsfield, Illinois; West Lafayette and Indianapolis, Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Secretary Duncan will be at Roosevelt on Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. During his visit he will have the opportunity to observe teacher coaching and will participate in a teacher leader conversation with a moderator and panel.  

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