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2013 Speaker Series on California's Future
A Conversation with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Date: June 21, 2013
Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: Bechtel Conference Center at PPIC
500 Washington Street, ground floor
San Francisco, CA

Applied Materials Foundation

The California Endowment

The James Irvine Foundation

Nicolas Berggruen Institute

Pacific Life Foundation

The Stephen D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation

Sierra Health Foundation

Southern California Edison

Stuart Foundation

Union Bank

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Knowledge partner:
McKinsey & Co

Please join us for a conversation with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan about improving the nation's education system. Secretary Duncan will talk with PPIC President Mark Baldassare about a variety of critical education issues, including the importance of early learning, the coalition of California school districts seeking a federal waiver from No Child Left Behind, and the future of higher education.


4:45 p.m. Registration begins

5:00 p.m. Reception
(refreshments provided)

6:00 p.m. Opening Remarks
Donna Lucas, founder and CEO, Lucas Public Affairs

6:05 p.m. Presentation
Margaret Weston, research fellow, PPIC

6:10 p.m. Conversation and Q&A
Arne Duncan, secretary, U.S. Department of Education

Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC

7:00 p.m. Adjourn

Event Video

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and President and CEO Mark Baldassare

Arne Duncan and Mark Baldassare