August 29-30, 2007
Secretary Spellings joined Senators Stevens and Murkowski to visit schools in Alaska, where they commended students and teachers for gains made under No Child Left Behind. The Secretary underscored the need to strengthen the law through Congressional renewal this year and to continue the progress toward grade-level success for all students.
They visited classrooms, spoke with students, and met with administrators from around the state. Below are links to photos. For more information about the trip, please see the press release.
|Secretary Spellings, Senator Ted Stevens, and Senator Lisa Murkowski review progress being made at Yuut Elitnaurviat School in Bethel, Alaska. See Bethel photos.|
|Secretary Spellings poses with a class at Nome Elementary School in Nome, Alaska. See Nome photos.|
|Secretary Spellings tours the village of Shishmaref, Alaska, with members of the Shishmaref School council. See Shishmaref photos.|