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EASTON, Md. (AP) — Sen. Barbara Mikulski will be gathering with educators on the Eastern Shore to discuss needs of rural school districts.

Mikulski, D-Md., will attend the roundtable discussion on Tuesday in Easton.

The senator is holding the discussion as Congress gets ready to take up reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which emphasizes equal access to education. Mikulski will be talking about how the federal law could be changed to better meet student needs.

Mikulski was recently appointed the chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Children and Families. The subcommittee will play a big role in reauthorizing the federal law.

Superintendents from nine Eastern Shore counties are scheduled to attend.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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