U.S. Department of Education and MacArthur Foundation to convene event on reimagining American education

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

On May 28, 1:00-3:30 p.m., the U.S. Department of Education, along with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, will convene Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and other thought leaders for an action-oriented gathering on reimagining American education. They will help explore how we can:

  • Develop learning experiences that better connect in- and out-of-school learning
  • Better connect all students to their passions, peers, communities and careers
  • Redesign our nation’s high schools to prepare our students for a connected world

You can watch the event live online at http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN3 and follow along via the Twitter hashtag #ReImagineEd. For more information, visit http://reimaginingeducation.org

Coverage will include conversations with Arne Duncan, NBA All-Star Chris Paul and NBC Correspondent Andrea Mitchell. Everyone is encouraged to submit questions by using the Twitter hashtag #ReImagineEd and/or Tweeting @ReImagineEd.

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