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US ed official to make 2 stops in central Va.

Friday - 2/22/2013, 4:09am  ET

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Education's lead official on adult and technical education is headed to the Richmond area for two stops.

Brenda Dann-Messier will visit Highland Springs High School and Technical Center on Friday to meet students, teachers and business partners. She'll also participate in a roundtable discussion.

Later Friday, Dann-Messier will meet with the Virginia Literacy Leadership Council. The meeting will focus on President Barack Obama's goal to improve adult literacy.

Dann-Messier is the U.S. assistant secretary for vocational and adult education at the education department.

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