Back-to-School Bus Tour - Day Three

The “Strong Start, Bright Future” Back-to-School Bus Tour takes Secretary Arne Duncan throughout the Southwest to highlight the importance of ensuring that all students benefit from high-quality educational opportunities. Day three included stops in Tucson and Tempe, Ariz.

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  1. Tucson - Secretary Arne Duncan started day three of the bus tour by joining U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx at the Tucson Unified School District Bus Depot to discuss the vital role that bus drivers play in school-safety efforts.
  2. Tucson - The Secretaries rode the bus to Dodge Traditional Magnet School and participated in a service project with students.
  3. Tucson - Duncan stopped by Sunnyside High School to check out how technology is being used to empower educators and engage students.
  4. Not just one, but TWO bands greet Arne Duncan at Sunnyside HS in Tucson. #edtour13
  5. Tempe - The bus stopped at Arizona State University for a community town hall on college affordability and how to increase educational opportunities for the Hispanic community.
  6. Yesterday the #teachforamerica recruitment team had the privilege of meeting the U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan on his #edtour13. After we introduced ourselves, Arne responded with, "I LOVE Teach For America!". Sun Devils, Arne Duncan wants YOU to apply for the 2014 corps! The deadline to apply for our second deadline is tomorrow! #arneduncan #education