The U.S. Department of Education will host the third annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit Monday-Tuesday, August 6-7, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. The summit will focus on ensuring that anti-bullying efforts are coordinated and based on the best available research. Panels will highlight the connection between bullying and suicide, and ways to help students who bully others.
Keynote speakers will include U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the First Lady of Maryland Katie O’Malley. In addition, there will be a special discussion between White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and Cynthia Germanotta, mother of musician Lady Gaga. Additional details on the summit, along with the agenda, will be forthcoming.
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