December 2, 2011Education Under Secretary to Discuss How Education and Innovation Will Shape the Future of Democracy
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver the keynote address during the Big Ideas Fest 2011 at 6:30 p.m. PT on Sunday, Dec. 4. The conference will be held at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay in Half Moon Bay, Calif.
December 1, 2011Education Secretary to Deliver Keynote Remarks at National Council for Social Studies Annual Conference
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will deliver keynote remarks at the National Council for the Social Studies’ (NCSS) 91st Annual Conference on Friday, Dec. 2 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
November 30, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call at 2 p.m. ET today to announce a new report on the distribution of state and local education resources within school districts. A press release and link to the reports will be available this afternoon.
November 23, 2011Education Secretary Duncan Travels to Las Vegas to Address Federal Student Aid Conference and Lead Education and the Economy Town Hall
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Las Vegas on Tuesday, Nov. 29, where he will deliver remarks at the Federal Student Aid (FSA) Fall Conference and conduct a town hall on education and the economy.
November 21, 2011U.S. Education Secretary Duncan and Assistant Secretary Posny to Hold Roundtable Discussion at Wilde Lake High School
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Alexa Posny will visit Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, Md. on Tuesday, Nov. 22 to tour classrooms and participate in a roundtable discussion. Duncan and Posny will visit inclusive classes that focus on college and career readiness for all students.
November 18, 2011Deputy Assistant Secretary to Participate in Federal Panel at Alliance for Full Participation’s 2011 “Summit 2.0 Real Jobs--It's Everyone's Business”
Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will participate in a federal panel during the closing session of the Alliance for Full Participation’s 2011 “Summit 2.0 Real Jobs – It’s Everyone’s Business” on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 9:30 a.m. in National Harbor, Md.
November 17, 2011Deputy Education Secretary to Join Panel Discussion with Key Business, Philanthropy, Media and Education Leaders
U.S. Deputy Education Secretary Tony Miller will join several business, nonprofit and community leaders at the 2011 Poder-Americas Business Council (ABC) Business Awards on Friday, Nov. 18, near Miami.
November 17, 2011U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Speak at Launch of “All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development”
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah at the “All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development”“; launch on Friday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. Duncan will discuss the importance of nations working together to improve literacy.
November 17, 2011U.S. Education Official to Tour Sedalia Elementary School in North Carolina and Discuss How American Jobs Act Can Benefit School and North Carolina
Melody Musgrove, director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), will tour Sedalia Elementary School in Sedalia, N.C., today, Nov. 17, and discuss the school’s modernization needs and how the American Jobs Act would help. As proposed, the American Jobs Act would provide North Carolina with:
November 17, 2011Deputy Assistant Secretary and Department Teaching Ambassador to Participate in Wisconsin Schools Rural Alliance Annual Conference
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will participate in a roundtable and give the keynote address at the Wisconsin Schools Rural Alliance Conference (WiRSA) on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Stoney Creek Inn in Rothschild, Wis.