Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Host Live National 'Teacher Town Hall' Exclusively on SIRIUS XM's P.O.T.U.S. Channel
Secretary Duncan to discuss education reform with Washington, D.C. area teachers and educators from across the country on live special moderated by SIRIUS XM's "Morning Briefing" host Tim Farley
NEW YORK, July 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today it will broadcast a live town hall special on education reform hosted by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The Teacher Town Hall will be broadcast live from SIRIUS XM's performance studio in Washington, D.C. on Thursday July 29 starting at 11:00 am ET on P.O.T.U.S., SIRIUS XM's non-partisan channel dedicated to the "Politics of the United States" (SIRIUS channel 110/XM channel 130).
Forty teachers from the Washington, D.C. area have been invited to join Secretary Duncan in-studio to discuss reforming our nation's education system. Educators from around the country will also be invited to join the conversation by phone. The Teacher Town Hall will be moderated by SIRIUS XM's Tim Farley, host of P.O.T.U.S.' Morning Briefing.
The Teacher Town Hall broadcast will also be available to Premium Online subscribers online and via the SIRIUS XM App for the Apple iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and several BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.
Broadcasting live from Washington, D.C. and New York, P.O.T.U.S. tells the story of American politics with unbiased news programs, live coverage of major political events inside and outside the beltway, and on-air commentary from listeners that shape political discussion throughout the day with exclusive news and talk shows hosted by Joe Mathieu, Tim Farley and Pete Dominick. For more information and current programming schedule for P.O.T.U.S., please visit www.sirius.com/potus and www.xmradio.com/potus.
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