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April 28, 2011

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White to visit Nebraska Schools and the National Rural Education Research Center

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will visit two rural Nebraska schools that were awarded School Improvement Grants (SIG) and the National Center for Research on Rural Education (R2Ed) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this week. On Thursday, White will visit Winnebago High School at 8 a.m.

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April 28, 2011

Education Department’s Director of the Office of Educational Technology to Give Keynote Address at 2011 Sandbox Summit at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Director of the Office of Educational Technology Karen Cator will give the keynote address at the second annual SandBox Summit on Thursday, April 28 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)* in Cambridge, Mass.

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April 27, 2011

White House and U.S. Department of Education Officials Join Philadelphia Mayor to Kick-Off Connecting Communities for the Common Good Conference Series

Over 500 faith and community leaders from across the Delaware Valley are joining together today with leaders from the White House, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, the U.S.

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April 28, 2011

Education Secretary to Hold Roundtable Discussion with Community College Students

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a roundtable discussion on college completion with students at St. Louis Community College on Thursday, April 28, at noon CDT. The event is part the Obama Administration’s initiative to host 100 roundtables with young Americans across the country by the end of May.

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April 28, 2011

Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Give Remarks on Bullying at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will speak to a student assembly at Bethesda-Chevy Chase (BCC) high school on Thursday, April 28, at 9:30 a.m.

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April 27, 2011

White House Initiative to Release Report on Education and Hispanics at Event with Hispanic Community Leaders Wednesday

MIAMI – Senior Obama Administration officials from the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics and the U.S. Department of Education will release a report on education and Hispanics on Wednesday at a meeting with dozens of educators and community leaders at Miami Dade College.

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April 27, 2011

U.S. Assistant Deputy Secretary to Serve on National History Panel During Equality Forum 2011 Summit

Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools Kevin Jennings will participate on a panel exploring the history and growth of the LGBTQ youth movement during the Equality Forum 2011 Summit on Wednesday, April 27 in Philadelphia, Pa.

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April 27, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan and Dr. Jill Biden to Lead Community College Virtual Symposium

Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join community college professor Dr. Jill Biden, Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter, U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard, and several higher education leaders at the Community College Virtual Symposium on Wednesday, April 27 at 2 p.m. EDT.

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April 27, 2011

Secretary Duncan, Congressman Van Hollen to Host Community Forum on Promoting Educational Excellence

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., will host a community forum Wednesday in Silver Spring, Md., to examine how to improve schools and promote educational excellence, focusing especially on how best to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

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April 27, 2011

Federal and Local Leaders Participate in Town Hall Highlighting D.C. Promise Neighborhood Initiative

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and America's Promise Alliance's Chair Alma Powell will join representatives from the D.C. Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI) for a town hall on Wednesday, April 27 at the Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools (CCPCS) for Public Policy's Parkside Campus in Washington D.C.

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