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August 01, 2014

Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Deliver Summer Commencement Address at Florida A&M University

George Cooper, director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will return to his alma mater—Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (Florida A&M)—to deliver the summer commencement address on Friday, Aug. 1, in Tallahassee, Florida.

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July 30, 2014

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Address Education Conference in Richmond

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle, who heads the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, will address attendees of the annual Coordinators’ Academy hosted by the Virginia Department of Education Wednesday in Richmond. 

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July 30, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Address Issues that Affect Military-Connected Children at Military Child Education Coalition’s National Training Seminar in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks during a panel discussion at the Military Child Education Coalition’s National Training Seminar on Wednesday, July 30, in Washington, D.C. The two-day seminar, which takes place today and tomorrow, July 29-30, focuses on issues impacting the academics, service and wellness of military-connected children.

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July 30, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Highlight Administration’s Education Reform Initiatives and Equity Efforts at Children’s Law Center Breakfast in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks, followed by a question-and-answer session, at the Children’s Law Center breakfast on Wednesday, July 30, in Washington, D.C.

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July 30, 2014

U.S. Department of Education's Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Series Goes to the Library of Congress with Secretary Duncan and Celebrity Guests

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Library of Congress for the final of four 2014 Let's Read! Let's Move! field trips in his neighborhood, which is part of a broader initiative to engage youth in summer learning and physical activity. Deputy Librarian of Congress Robert Dizard, Jr.

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July 29, 2014

Deputy Assistant Secretary to Participate on Federal Panel to End Youth Homelessness

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Jonathan Brice will participate in a panel discussion on federal efforts to address youth homelessness at 10:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, July 29, in Washington, D.C.

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July 29, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez to Highlight Importance of Job-Driven Training in Toledo, Ohio

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will travel Tuesday to Toledo, Ohio, to spotlight successful training programs that will help students compete for jobs in a challenging 21st century economy.

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July 24, 2014

Deputy Education Secretary and Other Senior Officials to Participate in National Urban League Conference in Cincinnati

Deputy Education Secretary Jim Shelton, along with other senior officials, will participate in the 2014 National Urban League annual conference in Cincinnati. Shelton will give remarks at a town hall titled “Engage to Achieve” on Friday, July 25, at 8:15 a.m.

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July 23, 2014

U.S. Department of Education’s Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Series Goes to Space: Students’ Futures Take Flight as They Learn and Train like Astronauts with Celebrity Guests at the National Air and Space Museum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum for another 2014 Let's Read! Let's Move! field trip in his neighborhood, which is part of a broader initiative to engage youth in summer learning and physical activity. Duncan will join the museum’s Chief Curator Peter L. Jakab, U.S.

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July 23, 2014

Department to Host Ribbon-cutting Ceremony at Student Art Exhibit Opening

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) will present Museums: pARTners in Learning, with a program and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Department’s headquarters at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 23.

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