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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.

March 29, 2012

Vice President Biden, Secretary Duncan to Travel to Norfolk to Discuss College Affordability

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Washington, DC — On Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia to discuss college affordability.

September 7, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Encourages Students to “Let’s Move!” And Stay Fit during Stop in 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, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Henderson Middle School in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Sept. 21, to highlight First Lady Michelle Obama’s “ Let’s Move!” campaign that focuses on confronting and ending childhood obesity.

September 7, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Roanoke, Va., Release Adult College Completion Toolkit, 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 Friday, Sept. 21, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will lead a town hall discussion that will explore indicators of college and career readiness at Virginia Western Community College (VWCC) in Roanoke, Va.

December 9, 2010

Statement by U.S. Department of Education Arne Duncan on Virginia Tech

Statement by U.S. Department of Education Arne Duncan on today's release of the Department's Clery Act Final Program Review Determination Letter regarding Virginia Tech University.

October 27, 2010

The Link Between Standards and Innovation: Secretary Arne Duncan's Remarks to Innovate to Educate Symposium, Richmond, VA

It is pleasure to be here today.

Thank you, Governor McDonnell for convening such a great group of leaders to discuss how Virginians can use innovation to drive education reform.

Today, I want to discuss the often neglected link between standards and innovation. Even the very words "standards" and "innovation" seem at odds with each other.

October 14, 2010

Education Secretary Arne Duncan Announces $27 Million for Three Ready-to-Learn Television Program Grants

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced three awards totaling $27 million for projects to improve educational opportunities for young learners through innovative technology. Grants will be used to develop and deliver high-quality, age-appropriate, educational content to increase the early literacy and mathematics skills of young children age two through eight years old.

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