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.
April 14, 2011U.S. Education Secretary to Address National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Participate in Education Town Hall in Indianapolis
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will visit Indianapolis for two events on Friday, April 15. At 11 a.m. EDT, he will address the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics at the Indianapolis Convention Center.
April 14, 2011Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Address National Federation of the Blind's Disability Law Symposium
Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), will address the National Federation of the Blind's 2011 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium Friday in Baltimore, Md. Ali will discuss disability rights in education and the progress that has been made by OCR in addressing disability issues and equal access to education.