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October 19, 2010

Senior Department Officials to Participate in National Association of State Directors of Special Education Conference

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny, Director of the Office of Special Education Programs Melody Musgrove and Director of Educational Technology Karen Cator will deliver remarks on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at a National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) conference in Nashville, Tenn.

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October 18, 2010

Summit Monday to Examine Boosting Hispanic College Attainment, President to Sign Executive Order Tuesday

Key administration officials and education leaders will gather for a National Education Summit and Call to Action Monday in Washington, examining how to increase education access for Hispanic Americans, improve their lives and help the nation achieve the highest college attainment rate in the world by 2020.

October 18, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Visit Wisconsin's Gateway Technical College

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will tour Wisconsin’s Gateway Technical College campus facilities and meet with the Gateway Board of Trustees and local education officials on Monday, Oct. 18.

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October 18, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary and Senior Advisor to Participate in Educational Testing Service Symposium "The Family: America's Smallest School"

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana and Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will deliver remarks on Monday, Oct. 18, at an Educational Testing Service (ETS) symposium entitled "The Family: America's Smallest School" in Washington, D.C.

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October 18, 2010

Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools to Hold National Meeting on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention in Colleges and Universities

Alcohol and drug abuse, and violence prevention in colleges and universities is the focus of a two-day national public meeting hosted by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools. The meeting, “Promoting Student Success: Effective Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Tough Times,” will take place Monday-Tuesday, Oct.

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October 15, 2010

Assistant Secretary of Education to Give Remarks at the Division of Early Childhood 26th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and their Families

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Alexa Posny will give remarks at the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) 26th Annual International Conference Friday, Oct. 15 in Kansas City, Mo. Dr.

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October 15, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators National Hispanic Education Summit

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver keynote remarks at the Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators National Hispanic Education Summit Friday, Oct. 15 in Reston, Va. Dr.

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October 15, 2010

Senior Advisor for Early Learning to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the Gesell Institute Lead Conference

U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will deliver keynote remarks at the Gesell Institute of Human Development "Learn, Educate, Advocate, Do!" (LEAD) Conference on Friday, Oct. 15, at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale. Dr.

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October 15, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Discuss Importance of a Safe, Supportive School Environment at Massachusetts School Psychology Association Conference

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the importance of creating a safe and supportive school environment, and the role of school psychologists in addressing bullying and harassment at the Massachusetts School Psychology Association’s (MSPA) fall conference in Framingham, Mass.

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October 15, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Boston, Meet with City Year Youth Leaders and Give Remarks at Phillips Brooks House Association’s 2010 Robert Coles ‘Call of Service’ Lecture

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Boston on Friday, Oct. 15. In the afternoon, Secretary Duncan will visit the City Year Headquarters where he will hold a conversation on the role of national service in education with 140 City Year Boston corps members.

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