U.S. Dept. of Education: Secretary of Education Duncan travels to Milwaukee to announce federal effort to help auto communities

Contact: John White, Press Secretary

(202) 401-1576 or [email protected]

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Milwaukee on Thursday, June 4 to announce new educational opportunities for autoworkers, their families, and communities, as part of the Obama administration’s federal economic recovery effort. Secretary Duncan is one of several cabinet secretaries and Obama administration officials traveling across the Midwest this week to visit auto communities.

WHO:

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle

Milwaukee Area Technical College Acting President Dr. Vicki Martin

Manpower Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Torres

WHAT:

Education announcement to aid economic recovery

WHERE:

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Main Building

700 West State St.

Milwaukee

WHEN:

9 a.m. CT Thursday, June 4

Following the announcement, Secretary Duncan will visit Bay View High School, located at 2751 S. Lenox St., in Milwaukee to speak with the senior class about the importance of college completion and career training.