Thompson: U. S. Department of Education Deputy Secretary to visit the 2nd Congressional District

Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) and Deputy Secretary Anthony Miller will tour Canton Elementary School and Lanier High School on Friday, March 9, 2012.

The duo is set to start out at Canton Elementary School located at 740 E Academy Street in Canton , MS from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  During the tour Congressman Thompson and Deputy Secretary Miller will visit a third, fourth and fifth grade class, speak during a student forum and have a roundtable with teachers.

They are scheduled to tour Lanier High School located at 833 Maple Street in Jackson , MS from 1:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. While at Lanier High School they will tour a twelfth grade class. There will be a roundtable with school superintendents, parents, community leaders and state legislators and conduct a question and answer forum.