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Secretary Duncan to Address D.C. Conference on Value of Effective School Leadership
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FOR RELEASE:
October 13, 2009
Contact:Jim Bradshaw
(202) 401-2310 or
jim.bradshaw@ed.gov

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address to The Wallace Foundation's Fourth National Conference at 5:30p.m. Wednesday at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, saluting school principals and the importance of quality leadership in promoting educational excellence.

Following Duncan's address, the foundation will present a one-hour PBS documentary commissioned by The Wallace Foundation, entitled, "The Principal Story."  The show chronicles the day-to-day lives of principals and their impact on students.

The Wallace Foundation, based in New York, is an independent, national organization dedicated to supporting effective practices that expand learning and enrichment opportunities for all people.

WHO: 
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

WHAT:
Keynote address with Q&A to The Wallace Foundation's Fourth National
Conference, saluting America's school principals and their role in
educational excellence.

WHERE:
Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St., N.W., Ballroom A., Washington, D.C.

WHEN:
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009

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