Back-to-School Bus Tour - Day Five

The “Education Drives America” Back-to-School Bus Tour takes Secretary Arne Duncan and senior ED staff coast-to-coast. Day five included stops in Topeka and Emporia, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri. Visit to keep up to date.


  1. Brown v Board of Education National Historic Site - Topeka, Kansas
  2. Secretary Arne Duncan and National Education Association (NEA) President Dennis Van Roekel visited the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site to honor the legacy of hope and courage represented by the U.S. Supreme Court case that ended legal segregation in the nation’s public schools.
  3. National Teacher Hall of Fame at Emporia State University - Emporia, Kansas
  4. Secretary Duncan joined NEA President Dennis Van Roekel for a tour of the National Teacher Hall of Fame, and then held a discussion with students, prospective teachers and community members at Emporia State University.
  5. Kansas City