Secretary of Education speaks on campus

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan spoke in Copley Formal Lounge this morning about the administration’s agenda for improving public school systems across the nation in an address to the Second Annual Mom Congress on Education and Learning. Duncan’s speech emphasized the value of parental engagement in reforming local school systems.  Reviewing some of the […]

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks in Gaston Hall

On Monday morning, Georgetown welcomed another member of Barack Obama’s cabinet to Gaston Hall—Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. Secretary Duncan’s visit, sponsored by the School of Continuing Studies and Parenting Magazine, focused on engaging parents in their children’s education. After opening with a pithy compliment directed toward the University (“I feel smarter every time I […]