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Duncan to Push for School Construction

By Michele McNeil — February 09, 2009 1 min read
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After President Obama goes on the offensive tonight to push for the stimulus package during a prime-time press conference, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will do the same tomorrow at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Va.

Duncan will visit with students and tour the school, which is slated for renovation in 2013, “to highlight the importance of school construction and renovation, and other education provisions in the stimulus package now being debated in the U.S. Congress,” according to the media advisory.

Stay tuned to Politics K-12 for full coverage tomorrow.