Acting Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., will visit JoAnn Leleck Elementary School at Broad Acres on Tuesday, January 5. Mr. King will tour classes and read with students.
Leleck Elementary School at Broad Acres, located in Silver Spring, currently serves over 700 students enrolled in Headstart through fifth grade. These students come from all over the world – over 30 countries – and speak nearly as many languages.
Student services include special education inclusion classes, a METS class (serving students with interrupted or no prior school experience), various academic supports (reading, ESOL, mathematics, and science), and Linkages to Learning. More than 90 percent of students at the school are enrolled in the Free and Reduced-price Meals (FARMS) program.
This is King’s first school visit since taking on his new role as Acting Education Secretary.
WHAT: School Visit with Acting Education Secretary John B. King, Jr.
WHEN: Tuesday January 5, 2016 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: JoAnn Leleck Elementary School at Broad Acres
710 Beacon Road, Silver Spring MD 20903
Media interested in attending the event are asked to contact Derek Turner at Derek_G_Turner@mcpsmd.org.