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Education Secretary Arne Duncan. (credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for People for the American Way Foundation)

Education Secretary Arne Duncan. (credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for People for the American Way Foundation)

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DETROIT (AP) - President Obama’s education secretary will be in Detroit on Monday for a town hall meeting on education issues and visits to three area schools.

The Detroit Public Schools and Gov. Rick Snyder’s office say Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Snyder will visit a fifth-grade class at Thirkell Elementary School at 11:15 a.m.

The school has about 490 students from preschool to eighth grade.

Snyder’s office says Duncan and the governor next visit Brenda Scott Elementary/Middle School, which the state Education Achievement Authority manages. The authority was created to run schools the state classifies as failing.

Duncan and Snyder hold a town hall meeting at Scott school and a round-table discussion at Perry Child development Center in Ypsilanti.

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