BREAKING NEWS Breckenridge Police search for person who met with suspect after deadly hit & run that killed a woman. The victim now identified as Cristina Hernandez.

Local

Education Secretary Visiting Colorado Schools

View Comments

DENVER (AP) – U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is visiting Colorado schools to discuss excellence in education and leadership skills.

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Denver on Feb. 28, 2012. (credit: CBS)

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Denver on Feb. 28, 2012. (credit: CBS)

On Thursday, Duncan will join Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia at Skyline High School in Longmont to take part in a town hall meeting with students, educators and business executives. They’ll talk about ways to improve education in science, technology, engineering and math.

In the afternoon, he plans to hold a panel discussion with nearly a dozen principals from Denver schools to discuss their model to support and train good principals.

On Friday, Duncan will join U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock in a discussion with teachers on ways to improve their leadership to better support students.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia