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Franken Visits Mound Today to Talk With Students, Teachers

Following school tour, Senator Franken will also meet with Mound city officials to discuss community's needs.

As part of his ongoing effort to bring Minnesota's education priorities to Washington, D.C., U.S. Sen. Al Franken—a member of the Senate Education Committee—will visit Mound Westonka High School today to hear from students, teachers and administrators about how federal laws can improve public education and make college more affordable for students and families.

After taking questions from students, Sen. Franken will hold a meeting with Mound's city manager and fire chief to discuss how the federal government can meet the needs of Mound's citizens.

At 1 p.m., Sen. Franken will meet with administrators and take a brief tour of Mound Westonka High School before speaking with a group of high school seniors.

Who: U.S. Sen. Al Franken, Mound Westonka students, teachers, administrators

What: Discussion of education issues, including K-12 schools and college affordability

When: Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 1 p.m.

Where: Mound Westonka High School

At 2 p.m., following his meeting with the Westonka students, Sen. Franken will hold a meeting with Mound's city administrator and fire chief to discuss the city's priorities and how he can be helpful in the Senate.

Who: U.S. Sen. Al Franken, Mound city administrator Kandis Hanson, Mound Fire Chief Greg Pederson

What: Meeting to ciscuss Mound's priorities and how Sen. Franken can help

When: Wednesday, Oct.3, at 2 p.m.

Where: Main office conference Room, Mound Westonka High School

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