Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has repeatedly said that the best ideas come from schools, districts and states – not from Washington. Starting this morning, Duncan hits the road in the Southwest during his fourth back-to-school bus tour to visit schools, hold town halls, and listen to teachers, parents, students and members of the community.
This year’s tour, entitled Strong Start, Bright Future, will highlight the importance of ensuring that all students benefit from high-quality educational opportunities.
The five-day tour will take us to New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, and California (see our interactive map of all the stops), and if you can’t make it to one of the events, here are four ways to stay digitally connected to the tour:
2. Email Updates
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Subscribe to our Storify page and read our collection of stories and photos from the road.
We’ll be blogging throughout the tour. Visit ed.gov/bustour or subscribe to email updates from our Homeroom Blog.
Cameron Brenchley is director of digital strategy and is blogging and tweeting his way from the bus during ED’s annual back-to-school bus tour.