Secretary Duncan Visits DC Scholars Stanton

On February 10th, US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited DC Scholars Stanton Elementary to observe the school’s progress. ¬†While at the school, Secretary Duncan participated in a round table discussion on the importance of partnerships in school turnaround.

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 Joining Secretary Duncan were:

Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray
DC Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson
Corporation for Nation and Community Service (CNCS) CEO Wendy Spencer
City Year Co-Founder and CEO Michael Brown
City Year DC Executive Director Jeff Franco
AmeriCorps Director Bill Basl
Scholar Academies CEO Lars Beck

Video Coverage
Stand up! Watch a video of scholars greeting our guests
Scholars have a special message for Secretary Duncan
Watch NBC Washington’s coverage of the visit

Read more about the visit:
US Department of Education Blog
Washington Post

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