U.S. Secretary of Education to Discuss National Service and Education Reform at City Year’s 5th Annual in School & on Track Leadership Summit

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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at City Year's 5th Annual “In School & On Track” Leadership Summit at 7:15 p.m., on Monday May 13, at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. Secretary Duncan will highlight the need to expand young people’s civic engagement and how national service can play a role in helping to strengthen the quality of public education. He also will discuss his perspective on the role that City Year, and programs like it, can play in helping disadvantaged students to be successful in higher education and careers. The summit will convene stakeholders to discuss methods and resources needed to increase graduation rates for urban students.