Of the People: Live from a Digital Classroom with Education Secretary Arne Duncan

The President and Secretary Duncan Talk with 6th Graders

President Barack Obama and Sec. of Education Arne Duncan, right, take questions during a group discussion with 6th grade students at Graham Road Elementary School in Falls Church, VA. January 19, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

On February 26, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in Discovery Education and the White House’s "Of the People" webinar series. This special event is part of the second annual Future@Now forum to discuss the transition from traditional classrooms to digital classrooms. 

You can register now to watch the event live on Wednesday, February 26 at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Joining from a classroom in Washington, D.C., Secretary Duncan will explore the digital transition firsthand and answer questions from a student about how the Department of Education supports classrooms around the country and why education is the foundation of our country's future success.

The "Of the People" series offers middle and high school students unique access to White House staff and Obama Administration officials in a series of 30-minute virtual events broadcast live from the White House and open to all classrooms nationwide.

You can tune in on February 26 at 4:30 p.m. ET -- and watch upcoming installments in this series -- on Discovery Education’s website. In the coming months, webinars will address topics that range from community service to climate change and from foreign policy to science and technology. A complete archive of all virtual field trip sessions will be available at www.discoveryeducation.com.


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