Town Hall Forum will host US Under Secretary Martha Kanter, discuss keeping college costs down

Martha J. Kanter, Under Secretary of Education (photo from ed.gov)

The U.S. Department of Education and the White House will conduct a Town Hall Forum on college affordability with U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter and other special speakers and guests tomorrow at 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Booker T. Washington High School Library, 715 S. Lauderdale Street, Memphis, TN. (Learn more about Under Secretary Kanter here)

United Way of the Mid-South is a partner and supporter of Memphis Talent Dividend’s work to increase college attainment in Memphis and the Mid-South. The Memphis Talent Dividend is a local partner in this effort.

The Town Hall Forum will share ideas about how to keep college costs down and pay off student loans after graduation. Guests will be invited to share your ideas with the Department of Education for making college more affordable and accessible.

This event is free and open to the public. Please share this invitation information with your classmates, colleagues and networks.

To learn more about the Obama Administration’s plan to keep college affordable, visit this page on the White House website.

Also: College Collage, a college fair designed for those who started but have not completed a degree, will take place April 20 from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 pm at the Main Library.

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