April 26, 2011Secretary Duncan, Congressman Van Hollen to Host Community Forum on Promoting Educational Excellence
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., will host a community forum Wednesday in Silver Spring, Md., to examine how to improve schools and promote educational excellence, focusing especially on how best to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
April 25, 2011Federal and Local Leaders Participate in Town Hall Highlighting D.C. Promise Neighborhood Initiative
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and America's Promise Alliance's Chair Alma Powell will join representatives from the D.C. Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI) for a town hall on Wednesday, April 27 at the Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools (CCPCS) for Public Policy's Parkside Campus in Washington D.C.
April 25, 2011U.S. Education Secretary Joins Nieer Director W. Steven Barnett for Release of "The State of Preschool 2010"
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join W. Steven Barnett, director of the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) to release "The State of Preschool 2010" annual report at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26 at Oyster-Adams Bilingual School in Washington, D.C.
April 25, 2011Secretaries Duncan and Napolitano to Participate in Public Earthquake Drill at St. Louis High School
Updated April 27, 2011
April 25, 2011U.S. Department of Education Officials to Host Urban Indian Education Listening Session with Tribal Leaders and Indian Community
Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools Kevin Jennings and Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Michael Yudin will host a special Urban Indian Education Listening Session for tribal leaders and the Indian community from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
April 25, 2011'Official Tree' of U.S. Education Department to Be Planted, Green Ribbon Schools Competition Unveiled
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, joined by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P.
April 25, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Steve Barnett, director of the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), on a national press call at 3 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 25, to discuss NIEER's study: "The State of Preschool 2010." The call and a copy of the report will be embargoed until Tuesday, April 26, when it will be released.
April 22, 2011Education Secretary Duncan and Dr. Jill Biden Join Community Leaders to Kick Off Aspen Institute Prize Competition
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join educator and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden, Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter, Labor Department Assistant Secretary Janet Oates, and several leaders in education and philanthropy to kick off The Aspen Institute's national competition to reward some of the country's top community colleges at 12:45 p.m. on Monday, April 25.
April 22, 20112011 National Online K-12 Teacher of the Year to Shadow Department's Director of the Office of Educational Technology
As part of her reward for being named the 2011 National Online K-12 Teacher of the Year, Kristin Kipp of Evergreen, Colo., will visit the nation's capitol Monday, April 25 to "shadow" the U.S. Department of Education's Director of Educational Technology Karen Cator.
April 22, 2011Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Speak to Students at President's Committee on Arts and Humanities Poetry Workshop
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will speak to high school students about the importance of arts education and commend them for their participation in the President's Committee on Arts and Humanities Poetry Workshop at noon on Monday, April 25 at the Library of Congress.