December 5, 2014Secretary Duncan, Attorney General Holder to Make Announcement on Providing Quality Education Services for America’s Confined Youth
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will make an announcement at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 8, in Alexandria, Virginia, aimed at providing quality educational services for youth in correctional facilities as part of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative.
December 5, 2014Deputy Secretary of Education to Participate in Summit that Highlights Importance of Technology in Education Reform
Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will discuss the importance of technology in education reform at the second annual Education Innovation Summit on Saturday, Dec. 6, in Washington, D.C. He also will address the important role that technology plays in bridging the education gap, especially among students of color and children attending schools in rural areas.
December 4, 2014Senior U.S. Education Official Michael Yudin to Discuss Preparing Students with Disabilities to Transition to College and Careers at TASH's 39th Annual Conference
Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will participate in a Town Hall session at TASH's 39th annual conference, on Friday, Dec.
December 3, 2014
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deborah Delisle and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will participate in TASH's 39th annual conference, on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.
December 3, 2014U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Give Opening Remarks at White House College Opportunity Day of Action
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give opening remarks at the second College Opportunity Day of Action at 9 a.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 4, in Washington, D.C.
December 3, 2014Senior Education Official to Deliver Opening Remarks at Event Honoring Organizations That Help Students Graduate High School College- and Career-ReadyAssistant Deputy Secretary Nadya Chinoy Dabby will deliver opening remarks today at an event in Washington, D.C., to honor organizations that help students graduate from high school ready for college or a career. The event is being hosted by DC Promise Neighborhood (DCPNI) and AT&T.
December 2, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join mayors from around the country to discuss their role in helping to advance high-quality education, especially for the neediest children at Politico’s “What Works” Summit in Washington, D.C.
December 2, 2014Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans to Keynote Askwith Forum at Harvard Graduate School of Education
David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), will be the guest speaker at an Askwith Forum hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) at 5:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
December 1, 2014Under Secretary Ted Mitchell to Visit Atlanta to Address Financial Aid Professionals and Conduct Student Roundtable
U.S. Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will travel to Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday, Dec. 2, where he will spotlight efforts to make college more accessible and affordable and conduct a student roundtable to hear directly from students about their college experience.
November 21, 2014U.S. Education Department Takes School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students to Seattle, Washington
The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE), in partnership with the United Indians of All Tribes Foundation (UIATF), the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, the Seattle Indian Health Board and the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, will conduct the final session of the WHIAIANE School Environment Listening Tour