Posted: February 18, 2000
California's State Superintendent of Public Instruction Delaine Eastin and A. Lee Fritschler, assistant secretary of education at the U.S. Department of Education, will be among the guests for a major address on the nation's schools by U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley which will be simulcast at CSUS Tuesday, Feb. 22.
Eastin and Fritschler will be accompanied by California State University, Sacramento President Donald R. Gerth and other University leaders.
The simulcast will be at 9 a.m. in the library, room 11.
In his seventh annual address on the state of the nation's schools, Riley will discuss progress in education since his first address in 1994. He also will challenge schools and communities to renew their commitment to ensure all students achieve their potential. In the past, Riley has used the address to announce policy initiatives on reading, teacher quality and reforming failing schools.
Riley will make his address from Southern High School in Durham, N.C.
After the address, Eastin and Fritschler will make brief comments and will be available to answer questions.
Reporters planning to attend may obtain campus parking permits and additional information by contacting public affairs at (916) 278-6156.
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