U.S. Secretary of Education King to Discuss the Importance of School Diversity at Century Foundation Event

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Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. will deliver keynote remarks at an event hosted by the Century Foundation on the importance of school diversity on Tuesday, April 19 at 9 a.m. in Washington, D.C. King will discuss the Administration's Stronger Together proposal and participate in a Q&A session following his remarks.

Following Secretary King's remarks and a presentation of new research on the benefits of school diversity, Tanya Clay House, deputy assistant secretary for P-12 education, will participate in a panel discussion on stakeholder engagement.

President Obama's 2017 budget proposal includes $120 million for a new Stronger Together Grants program, which would encourage the development of innovative, ambitious, comprehensive plans to increase socioeconomic diversity through voluntary, community-supported strategies and expand existing efforts in states and communities.