Governor Richardson to Unveil National Education Policy in Manchester

Manchester, NH – Governor Bill Richardson will unveil his national education policy on Thursday in a noon address before educators, students and community members at Manchester High School West. The Governor’s address will detail his bold plan for a quality education for all Americans.

"Public education is the backbone of this country," Governor Richardson said. "It's what makes America great. As president, I will push bold, innovative solutions for our nation's schools because our kids deserve the best."

WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 2007 – 12:00 p.m.

WHAT: National Education Policy Speech*

WHERE: Manchester High School West, 9 Notre Dame Avenue, Manchester

*RSVP required for school security purposes

Prior to the address, Governor Richardson will spend the morning in an elementary school classroom as part of the NEA’s “School House to White House” initiative.

WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 2007 – 8:30 a.m.

WHAT: “School House to White House” Event*

WHERE: Smyth Road School, 245 Bruce Road, Manchester

*Closed to the general public. Media RSVP required for school security purposes.