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Washington, DC Photo by Victoria Hutter By some accounts, today Rocco faced his toughest audience yet! At the invitation of Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, the NEA Chair was one of five readers who regaled an eager gathering of DC schoolkids with a lunchtime recitation of books for little...
April 9, 2010 Washington, DC Earlier this afternoon Rocco and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan spoke on the topic "A Well Rounded Education in the 21st Century" at the opening plenary session of the spring national forum of the Arts Education Partnership . In his first major public speech on...
April 9, 2010 Washington, DC During an event at the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy in Boise, Rocco spoke with representatives from Idaho's arts and culture community as Mayor David Bieter looked on. Photo by NEA staff Thanks to an invitation from Congressman Mike Simpson, Monday morning...
April 1, 2010 Washington, DC Rocco with (l-r): Judy Nemzoff, Community Arts and Education Director, San Francisco Arts Commission; Frances Phillips, Program Director, Arts, The Walter and Elise Haas Fund; James E. Canales, President and CEO, The James Irvine Foundation The San Francisco Community...