October 11, 2011
As the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders approaches the two-year anniversary of its reauthorization by President Obama, White House Initiative co-Chair Christopher Lu will join White House AAPI Initiative director Kiran Ahuja on a media conference call on Tuesday.
October 11, 2011Education Department to Announce Resolution of Civil Rights Investigation of Los Angeles Unified School District
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Assistant Secretary Russlynn Ali, along with local officials, will announce the successful resolution of the first proactive civil rights enforcement action taken by the Department of Education under the Obama Administration.
October 11, 2011U.S. Education Secretary to Hold Town Hall with Oregon Education Association, Keynote Oregon Business Association's Statesman Dinner
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will hold a town hall with the Oregon Education Association at 4:45 p.m. PT Wednesday, Oct. 12, at H.B. Lee Middle School in Portland.
October 7, 2011U.S. Education Secretary to Visit Los Angeles, Hold Community Town Hall with Teachers, Parents and Youth
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will host a community town hall at 5:30 p.m. PT Tuesday, Oct. 11, at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, Calif. He will join community members, including teachers, parents and students, to learn about local efforts to improve education and to discuss the Administration’s commitment to invest in education from cradle to college and career.
October 5, 2011
John S. Wilson, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will give remarks at the U.S. Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 2011 National Policy Forum on Thursday, Oct. 6, in Washington, D.C.
October 5, 2011U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor on Early Learning to Participate in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record Event
U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor on Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will read with local preschool children and deliver remarks about the Race To The Top-Early Learning Challenge and the importance of early literacy at Jumpstart’s Read for the Record event to be held on Oct. 6, at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C.
October 5, 2011Education Under Secretary to Discuss Need to Increase Access to Higher Education at Public Universities
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will address the need for public universities to be more innovative in increasing access to higher education during remarks at the Future of State Universities: The Next Ten Years conference near Dallas, Texas, on Thursday, Oct. 6. Kanter will speak at noon at the Four Seasons Hotel.
October 4, 2011
Washington, DC Today at 1:30PM EDT, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and White House officials will hold a conference call for national and regional reporters to discuss a new report highlighting how the American Jobs Act will support nearly 400,000 education jobs, prevent layoffs of educators and allow thousands more to be hired or rehired.
October 4, 2011In Scranton, Pa.: Rehabilitation Services Commissioner to Keynote 10th Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on Disability
Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration, will deliver the keynote address to the 10th annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on Disability Wednesday in Scranton, Pa.
October 4, 2011U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Carmel Martin to Hold Twitter Chat, Answer ESEA Flexibility Questions
Carmel Martin, U.S. Department of Education assistant secretary for planning, evaluation and policy development, will host a Twitter chat on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 4-5 p.m.