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June 06, 2011

U.S. Department of Education to Host LGBT Youth Summit in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the Department’s first-ever Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth summit at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C. The two-day summit, “Creating and Maintaining Safe and Supportive Environments for LGBT Youth,” will take place Monday-Tuesday, June 6-7.

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June 06, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan to Discuss Reform Movement During Visit to Tennessee

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will highlight reform efforts in Tennessee during a Race to the Top forum with Governor Bill Haslam, Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, and Knox County Supt. Jim McIntyre. The event will be held at West High School in Knoxville, Tenn., at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 6.

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June 03, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan to Address Young Elected Officials About Their Role in Reform Efforts

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will speak to more than 200 young national leaders at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 3, at the Young Elected Officials (YEO) Network’s sixth annual conference at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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June 02, 2011

Senior Education Department Official to Give Remarks at Center for American Progress’ Seminar on Transfer and Articulation in Higher Education

Frank Chong, deputy assistant secretary for community colleges, will give the opening remarks at the Center for American Progress’ seminar: Articulation and Transfer: College Strategies for the Success of 21st Century Students,” at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, in Washington, D.C.

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June 02, 2011

Director of White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Address Conference on Racial Health Disparities

Kiran Ahuja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will address a forum Thursday in Carson, Calif., examining health disparities among racial and ethnic groups.

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June 01, 2011

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Deliver Commencement Address at Baruch College in New York

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will deliver the commencement address at the afternoon session of Baruch College's 46th Commencement Ceremony Wednesday in New York. The ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. EDT at the Jacob Javits Center's North Complex, 655 W. 34th St.

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June 01, 2011

U.S. Education Under Secretary to Deliver Keynote at National Conference on Race and Ethnicity

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will address leaders from postsecondary institutions across the nation at the 24th annual National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) at 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1. The University of Oklahoma is hosting this year's conference at the Moscone South Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif.

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May 29, 2011

U.S. Education Under Secretary Kanter to Participate in NISOD's International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence in Austin

U.S. Education Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in the 33rd annual International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) on Sunday, May 29, in Austin, Tex.

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May 31, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Keynote 21st Annual Leadership Conference for Minority Administrators and the 10th Annual Southern Regional Minority Leadership Conference

Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), will keynote the 21st Annual Leadership Conference for Minority Administrators and the 10th Annual Southern Regional Minority Leadership Conference on Tuesday, May 31 in Biloxi, Miss.

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