Carnegie Corporation President To Visit To Honor County

Carnegie Corporation President To Visit To Honor County Schools (Chattanooga, Tennessee)
February 2, 2005

The president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York will visit
Chattanooga Thursday to take part in “a celebration of the progress
and results in Hamilton County’s high school reform effort.”

Dr. Vartan Gregorian will also speak to the Rotary Club during his

The school celebration will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Red Bank
High School, 640 Morrison Springs Road.

The effort, `Schools for a New Society,” is funded with an $8 million
grant from the Carnegie Corporation with $6 million in local matching
funds provided by the Public Education Foundation.

Also speaking at the celebration will be County Mayor Claude Ramsey,
Dr. Jesse Register, Hamilton County schools superintendent; and Dan
Challener, president of the Public Education Foundation.

A `Gallery of Progress” will feature highlights of academy programs
at Hamilton County high schools.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress