White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans to Host Discussion on Reducing Disparities and Promoting Positive School Discipline to Ensure Educational Excellence for African Americans
As part of African American History Month, the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans will host a discussion Wednesday at the Education Department in Washington on, "Reducing Disparities and Promoting Positive School Discipline to Ensure Educational Excellence for African Americans."
Department of Education's Senior Advisor in the Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Center to Deliver Remarks at the 2014 Gulen Institute Conference
Ken Bedell, senior advisor in the Education Department's Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Center, will deliver remarks at the 2014 Gulen Institute Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the University of Houston.
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans Launches Summit Series in 2014 on Improving Education for African American Children and Youth
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA) will hold the first of four upcoming summits on improving learning and development for African American children and youth at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., on Thurs.-Fri., Feb. 13-14.
U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights to Present Outreach Sessions in Farmington, Ark., on Students with Diabetes
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights-Dallas Office will conduct free technical assistance presentations on Tuesday, Feb. 11 concerning students with diabetes who attend public elementary and secondary schools in Arkansas. The presentations will take place at the Northwest Education Service Cooperative, located at 4 North Double Springs Rd., in Farmington, Ark.
U.S. Assistant Education Secretary Deb Delisle to Discuss 2014 Education Priorities at the Illinois Association for Gifted Children Past President's Reception
U.S. Assistant Education Secretary Deb Delisle will address the Past President's Reception at the 19th Annual Illinois Association for Gifted Children Convention in Naperville, Ill., on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. Delisle will deliver informal remarks highlighting the Department's 2014 education priorities.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit DC Scholars Stanton Elementary to Highlight School Turnaround Efforts and Partnerships to Improve Education
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan; District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray; District of Columbia Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson; State Superintendent of Education Jesus Aguirre; and Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), will visit and tour DC Scholars Stanton Elementary on Monday, Feb. 10.
U.S. Department of Education’s National Center For Education Statistics (NCES) to Host Technical Symposium on College Ratings System
As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s ongoing outreach to higher education stakeholders in developing a college ratings system, the Department will seek feedback from national experts at a technical symposium on Thursday, Feb. 6.
Acting Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Address New York State School Boards Association at Congressional Breakfast
Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will give remarks and participate in a question and answer session at the New York State School Boards Association’s Congressional Breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 8 a.m. ET, in Washington, D.C.
Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley To Address Council For Higher Education Accreditation’s 2014 Annual Conference
Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will give brief remarks followed by a Question and Answer session at the 2014 annual conference of the Council of Higher Education Accreditation, or CHEA, on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 12:45 p.m., in Washington, D.C.
On Tuesday, January 21, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit University High School of Science and Engineering in Hartford, Conn., for a college access town hall to engage with students, college counselors, and state and local leadersincluding Gov. Dannel Malloy, U.S. Sens.