Secretary Arne Duncan Takes Listening Tour to Detroit

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Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is in Detroit today for his next stop on his listening tour on education reform.

The secretary will be meeting with Michigan Governor Jennifer M. Granholm, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, union leaders and district leaders. He also will visit Cody High School, where he’ll talk with students.

The Detroit trip is the secretary’s second stop that will eventually take him to 15 states. What he learns on the tour will inform his ideas on his proposal to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind Act.

If you aren’t in Detroit today—or any of the other places the secretary will visit—you can make your voice heard through our blog. Click through this item from Monday to participate in an online dialogue about raising standards to ensure that students are prepared to enter college and succeed there. And then return later for chances to comment later on other topics.

For more information, see the press release.

ED Staff