September 4, 2007




BCSA Event tomorrow, September 5, 2007

101 Constitution Ave, N.W. Rooftop

NCLB: Moving Forward


U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings will deliver remarks at an event sponsored by the Business Coalition for Student Achievement (BCSA) on Wednesday, September 5, 2007. Chairman George Miller and Ranking Member Howard P. “Buck” McKeon of the U.S. House of Representatives will also speak at the event.

The event will highlight how the No Child Left Behind Act has been working to increase accountability in America’s public schools and the need for Congress to strengthen the act when it is reauthorized this year.

Keynote Speaker:
Margaret Spellings
U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education

Welcoming Remarks and Introduction:
Arthur F. Ryan
Chairman & CEO, Prudential Financial, Inc.,
Co-Chair Business Coalition for Student Achievement

Representative George Miller
Chairman of the Education and Labor Committee,
U.S. House of Representatives

Representative Howard P. “Buck” McKeon
Ranking Member of the Education and Labor Committee,
U.S. House of  Representatives

Eduardo Cancino
Superintendent of Hidalgo Independent School District, Hidalgo, TX

Ricki Sabia
Associate Director, National Down Syndrome Society Policy Center

Wednesday, September 5, 2007
9:30 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. – Presentation

Rooftop of 101 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington D.C. 20001

Metro: Take the Red Line to the Union Station stop. From Union Station, walk down Louisiana Avenue and the 101 Constitution building will be at the corner of Louisiana Ave. and Constitution Ave. It is about a ten minute walk.  

Parking: Parking is very limited in both the garage and on the street. There are a limited number of spots available in our parking garage under the building. The entrance is located on 2nd Street off Constitution Avenue. There are 2 hour metered spots along Louisiana Avenue.

Please RSVP to Mike Koranda at or 202-463-5443.


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