Friday, November 14, 2014

Secretary of Education visits Angier Elementary

US Dept of Education Secretary Arne Duncan visits Angier Elementary in San Diego Unified US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently visited Angier Elementary School to see how the school is preparing students for high school and ultimately college and careers.

Duncan’s visit started with a stop in Katie Finlay’s fifth-grade classroom to talk with students and observe their learning. The visit also included a roundtable discussion in which Duncan asked participants about their successes and challenges in transitioning to the new standards and assessments.
Participants included district resources teachers, classroom teachers, an Angier parent, Superintendent Cindy Marten, Board Vice President Marne Foster, Angier Principal Andrew Gergurich and SDEA President Lindsay Burningham.
Duncan was in San Diego to take part in an education policy forum. For more details on Secretary Duncan’s visit to Angier, please read the following media stories.

UT San Diego: Education secretary checks in on common core

KPBS: U.S. Secretary Of Education Visits San Diego To Talk Common Core

NBC-7: Education Secretary Arne Duncan Visits to Talk Common Core

CW 6: Secretary of Education Visits Angier Elementary