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EDSEC: Duncan's Press Schedule August 31-September 4

43899385 Here it is -- another week, another round of media events for Arne "Kingmaker" Duncan.

Big events of the week?

Friday education summit in California.

Sunday appearance on Face The Nation.

THE WEEK AHEAD: Monday-SundayAug. 31  Sept. 6
Monday, Aug. 31
9 a.m. CDT
Secretary Duncan, joined by Sen. Lamar Alexander and others, will hold a “Listening and Learning” forum in Memphis, Tenn., where he will participate in discussions on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering, 1254 Jefferson Ave., Memphis, TN
10:30 a.m. CDT
Secretary Duncan will tour the Stax Museum.
926 East McLemore Ave., Memphis, TN
11 a.m. CDT
Secretary Duncan, along with Sen. Alexander and others, will hold a roundtable discussion on the future of charter schools in Memphis.
Soulsville Charter School, 910 East McLemore Ave., Memphis, TN
12:45 p.m. CDT
Secretary Duncan and Sen. Alexander will hold a media avail.
Soulsville Charter School, 910 East McLemore Ave., Memphis, TN
1:30 p.m. CDT
Secretary Duncan, joined by Congressman Steve Cohen, will hold a brief meeting with school officials at Whitehaven High School.
4851 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis, TN
Tuesday, Sept. 1
Wednesday, Sept. 2
7 p.m. EDT
Secretary Duncan will address attendees at the 2009 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week conference where he will discuss President Obama’s challenge for America to produce the highest proportion of college graduates in the world and how the Administration’s higher education agenda will accomplish that goal.
Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th St., N.W. Washington, D.C.
Thursday, Sept. 3
3:45 p.m. PDT
Secretary Duncan will travel to Sacramento, Calif., for an education summit. He will participate in a leadership forum of mayors, superintendents and school board members. Additional details to be announced.
Tsakopolous Library Galleria, 828 I St., Sacramento, CA.
Friday, Sept. 4
Sunday, Sept. 6
Secretary Duncan will appear on “Face the Nation” on CBS News. Check your local listing for program times.


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