Education Drives America Back-to-School Bus Tour - Day 7
The “Education Drives America” Back-to-School Bus Tour takes Secretary Arne Duncan and senior ED staff coast-to-coast. Day seven included stops in Lexington, KY, and Charleston and McDowell County, WV. Visit ed.gov/bustour to keep up to date.
- Picadome Elementary School - Lexington, Kentucky
- Deputy Secretary Tony Miller discussed foreign language education during a classroom visit and a roundtable discussion with 15 local education and community stakeholders.
- Elk Elementary Center - Charleston, West Virginia
- Secretary Duncan visited Elk Elementary Center in Charleston, W.Va., where he participated in a roundtable with local and state early learning stakeholders.
- Mount View High School - McDowell County, West Virginia
- Secretary Duncan joined Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, for a panel discussion with community members and stakeholders. Participants discussed how to build public-private partnerships to support educational improvement as the path to a brighter economic future.
- Additional Events:
- #edtour12 includes nearly 100 total events. ED officials were meeting in several states during day seven.