The Week Ahead: Monday, Sept. 15-Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
(All times local; information and schedule are subject to change)
Monday, Sept. 15
No public events.
Tuesday, Sept. 16
No public events.
Wednesday, Sept. 17
Secretary Duncan will make brief remarks about the vital importance of quality early learning programs at the Early Learning Builds Our Future event at the Capitol, sponsored by the National Women's Law Center and Moms Rising's Strong Start Campaign for Children. The event will feature huge building blocks that spell early learning messages and activities for children, participants, legislators and Administration officials.
Front of the Capitol, Washington, D.C.
Thursday, Sept. 18
Secretary Duncan will meet with students and teachers at Parthum Middle School in Lawrence, Massachusetts, to learn about the school's progress in student achievement and its model for developing teacher leadership and strengthening the teaching profession. A media avail will follow.
255 E. Haverford St., Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Secretary Duncan will visit Boston Public School's Mildred Avenue K-8 school to join players from the Boston Celtics and young men from across the area for a town hall about President Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative. A media avail will precede the discussion.
5 Mildred Ave., Mattapan, Massachusetts.
Friday, Sept. 19
Secretary Duncan will give remarks and participate in a Q&A session on improving education and increasing equity at Harvard Graduate School of Education's (HGSE) "Critical Conversations and Bold Ideas" celebration. Moderated by Monica Higgins, HGSE professor, Duncan will take questions from principals, teachers, K-12 students, faculty and staff.
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Radcliffe Yard, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Secretary Duncan will meet with a small group of college and university presidents convened by former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Boston University President Robert Brown. Photojournalist spray at the top of the event.
Boston University East Campus, 75 Bay State Road, Boston, Massachusetts.