September 2, 2015

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Make Stop At IPS, Purdue

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talks with students in the library at Tincher Preparatory School in Long Beach, Calif., March 22, 2011. Tincher Preparatory School, a K-8 public school where more than 50 percent of the students are designated as disadvantaged, has been recognized for its gains in test scores. - Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talks with students in the library at Tincher Preparatory School in Long Beach, Calif., March 22, 2011. Tincher Preparatory School, a K-8 public school where more than 50 percent of the students are designated as disadvantaged, has been recognized for its gains in test scores.

Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy

INDIANAPOLIS -- U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be making stops in Indiana later this month as a part of a seven-state "back to school" bus tour.

On Sept. 16, Duncan will deliver a morning lecture at Purdue University in West Lafayette. Later, that evening, he will participate in a town hall forum at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis.

The U.S. Department of Education said in a release that the tour will "celebrate how states and local communities are working to increase access and opportunity from early learning through college."

Duncan's bus tour will also makes stops in Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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