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Rahm Emanuel June 27, 2011 public schedule. Arne Duncan Dream Act call, tele-town hall

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THE PUBLIC SCHEDULE FOR MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL JUNE 27, 2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Margaret Stock, a former professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on a conference call to discuss the national DREAM Act legislation. The first-ever U.S. Senate hearing on the DREAM Act is scheduled for Tuesday, June 28.

WHEN: 1:30 PM

WHERE: Press Call-in: 1-800-862-9098
Passcode: DREAM

Mayor Emanuel will participate in a telephone town hall and answer questions from people calling in from across the city.

WHEN: 6:00 PM

WHERE: Call-in: 1-800-398-9397

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Arne Duncan week ahead....

PUBLIC SCHEDULE OF U.S. EDUCATION SECRETARY ARNE DUNCAN
THE WEEK AHEAD: Monday-Friday, June. 27-July 1, 2011

(Information/Schedule Subject to Change)

Monday, June 27
2:30 p.m. ET
The Secretary will join Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and Margaret Stock, a former professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, for a press conference call on the DREAM Act. They will discuss the benefits of the DREAM Act to America's national competitiveness, future workforce and military readiness. Members of the media who want to join the call may dial 1-800-862-9098 and give the passcode: "DREAM"

Tuesday, June 28
10 a.m. ET
The Secretary will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the DREAM Act, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226.

Wednesday, June 29
No public events

Thursday, June 30
8 a.m. MT
The Secretary will participate in a session titled The Race to the Top Revolution: How It Happened, Why It Matters, where he will discuss the book "Class Warfare: Inside the Fight to Fix America's Schools" with author Steve Brill at the Aspen Institute Ideas Festival in the Paepcke Auditorium, Aspen, Colo.

5 p.m. MT
The Secretary will participate in an interview with Andrea Mitchell on Teaching and Learning for a Global Economy. A question and answer session will follow the interview, in the Benedict Music Tent at the Aspen Institute Ideas Festival, Aspen Colo.

Friday, July 1
7:45 a.m. MT
The Secretary will participate in a panel discussion titled Just a Game-Or More Than a Game?, focusing on the role sports play in society and in schools at the Aspen Institute Ideas Festival, in the Hotel Jerome Ballroom, Aspen Colo.

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