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March 21, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Panel Discussion on Collaborative Efforts to Improve Student Achievement

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will participate in a panel discussion on Monday, March 21, at the 2011 AdvancED International Summit in Chicago, Ill.

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March 21, 2011

Education Department Assistant Secretary to Address Community College Student Leaders During Keynote

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for Postsecondary Education, will deliver the keynote address at the American Student Association of Community Colleges (ASACC) National Student Advocacy Conference at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 21. The event will be at the Liaison Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

March 21, 2011

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Address American Association of State Colleges and Universities Conference

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights will discuss guidance that her office issued last October on the topic of bullying prevention in education.

March 18, 2011

U.S. Education Officials to Participate on Panels at WNET's 'Celebration of Teaching and Learning' Conference

The U.S. Department of Education's Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss and Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will participate on panels at WNET's "Celebration of Teaching and Learning Conference" Friday and Saturday in New York.

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March 17, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Hold Press Conference Call to Discuss NCAA Graduation Rates

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call at noon EDT Thursday, March 17, to discuss the latest NCAA graduation rates, including those of teams participating in men’s basketball postseason play.

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March 17, 2011

Director of Community Outreach to Discuss Reauthorization of Elementary and Secondary Education Act at 35th Annual Conference of the National Coalition of ESEA Title I Parents

Alberto Retana, director of Community Outreach for the U.S. Department of Education, will serve as one of six panelists discussing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization in Title I at the 35th Annual In-Service Conference of the National Coalition of ESEA Title I Parents on March 17 in Oak Brook, Ill.

March 15, 2011

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Governor John Hickenlooper and Senator Michael Bennet to Hold Conference Call on Education Reform

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, March 15, at 4:05 p.m. EDT / 2:05 p.m. MDT, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Senator Michael Bennet will hold a conference call with reporters to discuss the importance of reforming our education system and out-educating the competition in order to win the future.

March 16, 2011

Assistant Secretary to Discuss Equity and Excellence in Education for English Language Learners at TESOL Annual Conference in New Orleans

Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), will keynote the opening plenary at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) 45th annual conference at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

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March 15, 2011

Musgrove, Harris to Open Sixth Annual OESE/OSEP Leveraging Resources Conference

Melody Musgrove, director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), and Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), will deliver welcoming remarks at the Education Department's Sixth Annual OESE/OSEP Leveraging Resources Conference Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

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