A senior official from the U.S. Department of Education paid a visit to two Gainesville schools today (June 2nd). Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs and Outreach Massie Ritsch toured Eastside High School and Stephen Foster Elementary Schools and met with members of the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce. Ritsch talked with WUFT’s Erica Cordell and says he was here to discuss President Barack Obama’s blueprint for revising the elementary and secondary education act and other initiatives.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89educator.mp3]
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