March 29, 2012Education Under Secretary to Deliver Keynote Address at Mississippi State University College of Education Research Forum
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver keynote remarks at the Mississippi State University annual Faculty-Student Research Forum on Friday, March 30 at the University's College of Education.
March 29, 2012
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will participate in a moderated discussion at the 2012 National School Choice Conference sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education's Voluntary Public School Choice Program Friday in Washington.
March 29, 2012Education Secretary Duncan Joins Congressman Clyburn in South Carolina to Highlight Innovative Education Reform, Importance of College Affordability
At 10:50 a.m., Duncan and Clyburn will join Charleston Mayor Joseph Riley and Charleston County Public Schools Superintendent Nancy McGinley for a roundtable discussion with policymakers, business leaders and teachers on school reform and community engagement.
March 28, 2012
Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier, who heads the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will tour Hopewell High School's Academy of Engineering Thursday in Huntersville, N.C. Dann-Messier is visiting successful partnerships among school districts, community colleges and businesses.
March 28, 2012U.S. Deputy Education Secretary Tony Miller to Visit Las Vegas, Participate in White House Urban Economic Forum and Visit Western High School
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Secretary Tony Miller will travel to Las Vegas tomorrow for a White House Urban Economic Forum and a visit to Western High School, a local school receiving a share of Nevada's School Improvement Grant (SIG) funding. Nevada has received nearly $27 million from the Education Department's SIG program since 2009.
March 27, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will testify before the House Education and the Workforce Committee on priorities in the administration’s fiscal year 2013 budget proposal Wednesday at 2175 Rayburn House Office Building.
March 27, 2012Senior Education Department Official to Address Latino Education and Advocacy Days (LEAD) Summit in San Bernardino, Calif.
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Eduardo Ochoa will participate in two forums at the 2012 Latino Education and Advocacy Days (LEAD) Summit taking place in San Bernardino, Calif.
March 26, 2012Executive Director John Wilson to Discuss role of HBCUs in Improving Education for African American Males during Meeting with the Association of Black Foundation Executives
On Tuesday, March 27, John Silvanus Wilson Jr., Executive Director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs, will convene a meeting at the Department with the Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) to discuss how HBCUs can help improve education and employment options for African American males.
March 23, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be the featured guest at the Atlantic’s second annual town hall focused on education and economic opportunity on Tuesday, March 27, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Judy Woodruff, senior correspondent and co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour will interview Duncan, who will discuss the critical link between education and the U.S. economy.
March 23, 2012U.S. Education Secretary to Give Remarks at the Council of Chief State School Officers Legislative Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the 2012 Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Legislative Conference at 11 a.m. Monday, March 26, in Washington, D.C. He will discuss No Child Left Behind waivers, Race to the Top $4 billion grant program and other parts of the Obama Administration’s school reform agenda. A question-and-answer session will follow.