Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Discuss Obama Administration’s College Completion Agenda at Maryland Higher Education Commission Policy Forum
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will discuss the Obama Administration’s initiatives to increase college access, affordability, quality and completion for all learners in keynote remarks at a Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) policy forum on college completion on Tuesday, Jan.
Secretary Duncan to Give an Address on School Safety and the Promise Neighborhoods Program at Neval Thomas Elementary
In his first public appearance since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join D.C. leaders and community members for a school safety forum at Neval Thomas Elementary School on Friday, Dec. 21 at 9 a.m.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to New York’s Staten Island on Thursday, Dec.
White House Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Munoz and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a press call at 3:30 p.m. ET today, Tuesday, Dec. 11, to discuss the Race to the Top-District competition.
U.S. Education Secretary to Serve as Panelist at NAACP Education Summit during Lunch of New Report, “Finding Our Way Back to First”
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will participate in a panel discussion at the NAACP’s Education Summit, when they will release their new report “Finding Our Way Back to First,” which identifies best practices for education all of America’s children, and provides recommendations for advancing equity and closing achievement gaps.
Senior Department Official to Give Luncheon Address at College Savings Foundation Summit on College Costs
Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education David Bergeron will deliver the luncheon address at the College Savings Foundation’s summit, College Cost Conundrum: Why is College So Expensive?, at 12:45 p.m. ET, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Education Secretary to Discuss Education Reform at Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Tribute
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will deliver brief remarks at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Tribute to Recent Collective Bargaining Successes on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 12 p.m., ET. In his remarks, Duncan will discuss the importance and power of labor-management collaboration in moving education reform.
U.S. Education Official to Discuss Employment of Individuals with Disabilities at National Employment Conference in Arlington, VA
Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will address the National Employment Conference at Marriott Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel on Wednesday, Dec. 5 in Arlington, Va.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit New Orleans, La., on Tuesday to meet with local leaders and discuss the progress of education reform. Duncan will tour classrooms at George Washington Carver High School at 11 a.m.