2012 Cross-Country Back-to-School Bus Tour
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September 19, 2012

$1.2 Million Grant Awarded to University of Connecticut to Establish Early Childhood Personnel Center for Children with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education today announced a $1.2 million grant to the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Conn., to establish an Early Childhood Personnel Center to serve as a national resource for professionals serving infants, toddlers, and preschool children with disabilities and their families.

September 19, 2012

$3.69 Million Grant Awarded to UNC-Chapel Hill to Establish Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center for Children with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education today announced a $3.69 million grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to create an Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center to improve services and results for America’s children with disabilities.

September 20, 2012

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit St. Louis as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-to-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s third annual back-to-school bus tour, Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Department’s Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will visit St. Louis on Thursday, Sept.

September 20, 2012

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Visit Richmond, Va., as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-to-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s third annual back-to-school bus tour, on Thursday, Sept. 20, Deb Delisle, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, will visit T.C. Boushall Middle School in Richmond, Va., and Nuckols Farm Elementary School in nearby Henrico County, Va.

September 19, 2012

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Visit Kansas City, Mo., as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-to-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

On Wednesday, Sept. 19, Acting Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Michael Yudin will visit Garfield Elementary School in Kansas City, Mo., where he will participate in a roundtable discussion with educators about Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS). The event at Garfield Elementary is part of the U.S.

September 18, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit the National Teacher Hall of Fame and Emporia State University to Highlight the Importance of the Teaching Profession

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel will visit Emporia, Kan., on Tuesday, Sept. 18 for a tour of the National Teacher Hall of Fame and a discussion with students, prospective teachers, and community members at Emporia State University.

September 18, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Highlighting Education as the Civil Rights Issue of Our Time

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will visit the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, Kan., on Tuesday, Sept. 18 to honor the legacy of hope and courage represented by the U.S.

September 18, 2012

Senior Education Department Official to Give Remarks in Denver on Parent Engagement, Technology, and Transition to College and Career

Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will give remarks at Assistive Technology Partners in Denver at 6:00 p.m. MT, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, as part of the U.S. Department of Education’s third annual back-to-school bus tour.

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