September 8, 2011U.S. Education Official to Address Eastern Michigan University Event as Part of Secretary Duncan's Bus Tour
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Alexa Posny will deliver remarks and participate in a roundtable discussion Friday at Eastern Michigan University focusing on preparation, recruitment and retention of special education teachers. More than 250 people are expected to attend the event. Her visit follows appearances by U.S.
September 8, 2011Obama Administration Officials Visit Milwaukee School to Focus on Role of STEM Education in Boosting the Economy
White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss the vital role of education in preparing students for the jobs of the future during a visit on Friday, Sept.
September 7, 2011Acting Assistant Education Secretary to Visit Toledo as Part of "Education and the Economy" Bus Tour
Acting Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Michael Yudin travels to Toledo tomorrow for a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. Academy for Boys, at 10 a.m. ET. Yudin will meet with school officials and visit classrooms in recognition of the school's continuous improvement. Yudin's visit is part of a series of events being hosted by the U.S.
September 7, 2011Federal Partners will Come Together at Second Annual Summit to Discuss Continued Strategies for Combating Bullying
The U.S. Department of Education will host the second annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 21 - 22, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.
September 7, 2011Education Secretary Visits Merrillville to Address One Region, One vision on Partnerships in Education as Part of "Education and the Economy" Bus Tour
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Merrillville on Thursday, Sept. 8 during his "Education and the Economy" bus tour where he will give remarks at the One Region, One Vision committee’s annual meeting.
September 7, 2011U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit the Erikson Institute Thursday, Discuss High Quality Early Learning Initiatives
Jacqueline Jones, senior advisor on Early Learning to the U.S. Secretary of Education will visit the Erikson Institute in Chicago on Thursday, Sept. 8 in advance of Duncan’s visit the following day.
September 7, 2011Senior Department Officials Highlight Community, Business, Parent Partnerships as Key to Educational Success
Education Department Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss and Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Department’s Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will host a forum with local community partners to highlight the ways innovation can transform education at Brown Street Academy in Milwaukee. The discussion will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8.
September 6, 2011U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Visit Detroit, Ann Arbor Thursday; Celebrate a "New Day" in Michigan as Part of Back-to-School Bus Tour
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Detroit and Ann Arbor Thursday as part of "Education and the Economy," the U.S. Education Department's second annual back-to-school bus tour.
September 6, 2011Education Secretary Duncan to Highlight Community Partnerships at Cleveland Stop During “Education and the Economy” Bus Tour
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit East Technical High School on Wednesday, Sept. 7, for “Connecting Cleveland’s Communities and Classrooms,” a panel discussion on community partnerships in education.
September 6, 2011Education Secretary Highlights Labor Collaboration in Toledo as Part of "Education and the Economy" Bus Tour
On Wednesday, Sept. 7, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will end the first day of his "Education and the Economy" bus tour with a visit to the Toledo Federation of Teachers Union Hall in Toledo at 7:20 p.m.