December 7, 2011U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Buffalo, New York, to Discuss Turnaround Efforts of Some of the City's Lowest-Performing Schools
Jason Snyder, deputy assistant secretary for policy, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, will visit Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, Dec. 8, to discuss turnaround efforts of some of the city’s lowest-performing schools.
December 7, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit today with staff, volunteers and children participating in Horton's Kids, a weekly educational tutoring session taking place at the Department’s main headquarters building.
December 6, 2011
White House Domestic Policy Director Melody Barnes, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Obama Administration officials will celebrate and honor the newest group of Nationally Board Certified teachers tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at the White House.
December 5, 2011Deputy Assistant Secretary to Participate in Panel Discussion On Cloud-Based Solutions for Assistive Technology
Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will lead a panel discussion titled “Cloud-based Solutions for Assistive Technologies - Latest implementations and developments for the workplace, e-government, e-health and e-education" at the G3ict's M-Enabling Summit on Tuesday, December 6 in Nation Harbor, Md.
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.