This afternoon, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join the President, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes, America’s Promise Alliance Chair Alma Powell and Founding Chair General Colin Powell for an education roundtable with business leaders. Participants will discuss what the business community can do to ensure we have a skilled, educated and competitive US workforce. The roundtable will be closed press. Following the roundtable, press are invited to attend a media availability with Duncan, Barnes, the Powells and business leaders at 2:30 p.m. EDT.
NOTE: To participate in the media availability, please RSVP to [email protected] with your name, press outlet and vitals by 12 p.m. EDT.