Duncan, Solis to attend CC summit

As part of the regional Community College Summit in Philadelphia today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis will tour the 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund’s Learning Center, a labor-management partnership that trains health workers, and participate in a town hall forum at the Community College of Philadelphia.

The summit, which will focus on “transitioning adult learners to community colleges and the workforce,” will bring together 150 participants from 15 surrounding states, representing community colleges, business, industry, philanthropy, labor, state and local governments, as well as students.