THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 9, 2011
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
In the morning, the President, the First Lady, the Department of Education, and the Department of Health and Human Services will welcome students, parents, teachers and others to the White House for a Conference on Bullying Prevention. The conference will bring together communities from across the nation who have been affected by bullying as well as those who are taking action to address it. Participants will have the opportunity to talk with the President and representatives from the highest levels of his Administration about how all communities can work together to prevent bullying.
The President and the First Lady will meet with a small group of students and parents from the Conference on Bullying Prevention in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.
Afterwards, the President and the First Lady will deliver remarks at the Conference on Bullying Prevention in the East Room. The President and the First Lady’s remarks will be open press.
In the afternoon, the President will meet with a bicameral, bipartisan group of legislators to discuss the reauthorization of ESEA, also known as No Child Left Behind. Meeting participants include Representatives Kline, Miller, Hunter, Kildee and Senators Harkin, Enzi, Bingaman, and Alexander. The President looks forward to working with this bipartisan group of leaders to revise the federal law so that it is more fair, flexible, and focused on helping all students to graduate ready for college and careers. There will be a spray for pool still photographers only at the top of the meeting.
Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of the Treasury Geithner in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: NY Post
Radio: Talk Radio
8:00AM Pool Call Time
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY meet with students and parents from the Conference on Bullying Prevention
Pool Spray at the Top (Gather Time 9:45AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)
10:35AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY deliver remarks at the Conference on Bullying Prevention
Open Press (Pre-set 9:15AM – Final Gather 10:00AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
2:05PM THE PRESIDENT holds a meeting on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Pool Stills Only Spray at the Top (Gather Time 1:50PM – Brady Press Briefing Room)
3:05PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of the Treasury Geithner
1:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney