Headed to the Rockies: Back-to-School Tour Day 2

The “Education Drives America” Back-to-School Bus Tour takes Secretary Arne Duncan and senior ED staff coast-to-coast. Day two included stops in Elko, Nevada and Salt Lake City, Utah. Visit ed.gov/bustour to keep up to date.


  1. Great Basin College - Elko, Nevada
  2. Deb Delisle, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, and William Mendoza, director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, participated in a roundtable discussion on issues related to Indian education.
  3. Glendale Middle School - Salt Lake City, Utah
  4. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter, ED Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss and Lily Eskelsen, vice president of the National Education Association (NEA) joined school officials, teachers, and students for a tour and roundtable discussion.
  5. Watch a summary of today's events:
  6. Bus Tour Across America - Day Two
  7. Additional Events and Ways to Stay Connected
  8. #edtour12 includes nearly 100 total events. ED officials were meeting throughout the West during day two.