Public Schedule of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
The Week Ahead: August 18-22, 2014
(All times local; information and schedule are subject to change)

Monday, Aug. 18

3 p.m.
Secretary Duncan will join Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell to visit Beatrice Rafferty School in Maine to discuss ongoing educational reform initiatives to ensure students attending Bureau of Indian Education-funded schools receive a high quality education delivered by tribal nations. They will tour the school to see first-hand the need for additional funding and will meet with school officials, teachers, and students to better understand the shared challenges in delivering educational services.
Beatrice Rafferty School, 22 Bayview Drive, Perry, Maine
Note: There will be a media availability immediately after the school tour concludes.

Tuesday, Aug. 19

No public events.

Wednesday, Aug. 20

No public events.

Thursday, Aug. 21

9:15 a.m.
Secretary Duncan will deliver opening remarks at the 50th Anniversary of the Federal TRIO Program. To commemorate half a century of changing lives through education, the Office of Postsecondary Education is hosting a symposium entitled, Celebrating 50 Years of Promoting Excellence by Providing Hope and Opportunity for Success.
U.S. Department of Education, Barnard Auditorium, 400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Washington, D.C.

11:45 a.m.
Secretary Duncan will provide remarks and participate in a back-to-school discussion with teachers and principals on the opportunities and challenges of transitioning to new standards, assessments and evaluations.
Jefferson Academy, 801 7th St. SW, Washington, D.C.

Friday, Aug. 22

No public events.

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