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.
April 20, 2011
As part of an ongoing effort to mark national Financial Literacy Month, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Treasury Deputy Secretary Neal Wolin will recognize high-scoring students in the National Financial Capability Challenge on Thursday, April 21, at 11 a.m.
April 20, 2011Equity and Excellence Commission to Host Town Hall Meeting in San Jose, Examine Disparities in Meaningful Educational Opportunities
The U.S. Department of Education's Equity and Excellence Commission will host a town hall meeting Thursday in San Jose to examine disparities in meaningful educational opportunities for students. Participants will include Executive Director of the Equity and Excellence Commission, Stephen Chen, U.S. Rep.
April 19, 2011As Graduation Day Approaches, Secretaries Duncan and Sebelius Launch New Effort to Educate College Students about their Health Care Choices
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will host a conference call with national, regional and college media outlets to launch a new effort to inform graduating seniors about the new health insurance choices available to them thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
April 18, 2011U.S. Education Secretary to Visit New Jersey to Host TEACH Town Hall Meeting with Mayor Booker, Congressman Payne and Educators in Newark, Give Address at Princeton University on Importance of Education Reform
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit New Jersey on Wednesday, April 20. At 12:15 p.m. EDT, Duncan will join Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Congressman Donald Payne (D-N.J.), and a local teacher for a Town Hall on the U.S. Department of Education’s TEACH Campaign.
April 18, 2011U.S. Education Official to Address 27th Annual Washington State Indian Education Association Conference in Tulalip
Charles P. Rose, general counsel for the U.S. Department of Education, will deliver keynote remarks at the 27th annual conference of the Washington State Indian Education Association Tuesday in Tulalip, Wash.
April 18, 2011Education Secretary Duncan to Discuss Administration's Goals for Career and Technical Education During Leadership Meeting
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will outline the Department’s vision for career and technical education during the joint spring meeting of the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) and the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE). Duncan will deliver his remarks at 8 a.m.
April 15, 2011Education Department Assistant Secretary to Deliver Remarks at the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium
Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) Brenda Dann-Messier will give remarks on Monday, April 18, at 8 a.m. at the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTECc) Spring Meeting, taking place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.
April 15, 2011
Michael Robbins, senior advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships, will address the National After School Association’s 23rd annual national convention at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, in Orlando, Fla.
April 14, 2011San Diego City College to Host U.S. Department of Education's Fourth Regional Community College Summit
San Diego City College will be the site of the U.S. Department of Education’s fourth regional community college summit, Serving Military Families and Veterans, on Friday, April 15. The all-day meeting will bring together 150 participants from 11 surrounding states to identify promising practices for improving college completion.