US Education Secretary Duncan to visit St. Louis Monday
Saturday, June 23, 2012 | 5:25 p.m. CDT
ST. LOUIS — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be in St. Louis on Monday to highlight efforts to turn around low-performing schools.
Duncan will visit Vashon High School, which is receiving funding under the Department of Education's School Improvement grant program. He'll also highlight the importance of graduating from high school and attaining postsecondary education.
While in St. Louis, Duncan will also be among those inducted into the Academic All-America Hall of Fame during the College Sports Information Directors of America's annual conference. Duncan was co-captain of Harvard's basketball team in 1986-87.
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