U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. to Give Remarks on Inclusion, Equity and Opportunity for All Students, Including Students with Disabilities

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U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. will deliver remarks at the first joint Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) and National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) on Monday, Sept. 26, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  King will highlight the importance of children and youth with disabilities in the Department's programs and initiatives from high-quality inclusive preschools through college and career. Following his remarks to over 600 state and local agency directors of special education, King will participate in a question-and-answer discussion moderated by CASE President Gary Myrah and NASDSE President John Eisenberg.

Prior to King's remarks, Sue Swenson, acting assistant secretary, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, and Ruth Ryder, acting director, Office of Special Education Programs, will give updates on federal programs and initiatives that are helping to improve results and outcomes for children with disabilities.