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    U.S. Secretary Of Education John B. King Talks ESSA And Music Education In Live Webinar On Thursday, May 26, 2016

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    U.S. Secretary Of Education John B. King Talks ESSA And Music Education In Live Webinar On Thursday, May 26, 2016

     

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 23, 2016 – On Thursday, May 26, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King will join Mary Luehrsen, executive director of public affairs of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) for the organization’s SupportMusic Coalition webinar. On the live call, Secretary King will discuss the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and its goals for all children to receive a well-rounded education.

    The call is open to all interested participants and can joined via phone or computer/mobile device. 

    What:            

    A conversation on the importance of music education with U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King

    When:          

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    2:30 p.m. PDT/5:30 p.m. EDT

    Where:          

    Via computer or mobile device, please click here

    Meeting # 806 587 168

    Meeting password: MUSIC

    -Or-

    Via phone, please follow the below instructions:

    1-877-668-4493 Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada)

    1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)

    Access code: 806 587 168

    Link: https://www.nammfoundation.org/articles/2016-05-12/exclusive-supportmusic-coalition-live-interview-us-secretary-education-john-b

     

    About Secretary King

    Secretary King was nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Congress in 2016. Prior to his appointment as Secretary, King served as the Acting Deputy Secretary and previously held the title of New York State Education Commissioner.  For his leadership including issues of educational equity, Dr. King has been honored with the Ann S. Kheel Award from the New York Urban League, the Eugene M. Lang Lifetime Achievement Award from the "I Have A Dream" Foundation, the New York Immigration Coalition Builders of the "New" New York Award, and the Robin Hood Foundation Heroes Award.  Learn more by visiting: http://www2.ed.gov/news/staff/bios/king.html?src=hp

    About The NAMM Foundation

    The NAMM Foundation is a non-profit supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants and its 10,300 members around the world. The NAMM Foundation works to advance active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. For more information about The NAMM Foundation, please visit http://www.nammfoundation.org

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