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.
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.