March 25, 2011Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Administration Officials to Hold Conference Call to Preview Education Town Hall with President Obama
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, March 25th at 3:00 p.m ET, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Officials from the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics will host a press conference call to preview President Obama’s participation in a town hall on Hispanics and education hosted by Univision.
March 25, 2011Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Address National Association Of Federal Education Program Administrators
Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), will address the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators' 2011 conference Monday, March 28 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington.
March 25, 2011Deputy Assistant Secretary to Discuss Education Reform and Reauthorization of No Child Left Behind at ASCD Annual Conference
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will give remarks at ASCD’s (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) annual conference on Sunday, March 27, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
March 24, 2011U.S. Department of Education’s Rosalinda Barrera to Speak at California Bilingual Education Conference
Rosalinda B. Barrera, assistant deputy secretary and director of the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) at the U.S. Department of Education, will address the California Association for Bilingual Education’s (CABE) 36th annual conference Friday, March 25 in Long Beach, Calif.
March 24, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will talk about the importance of arts instruction and its impact on learning at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for an art exhibition by students from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) on Friday, March 25 in the Department’s Auditorium, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C.
March 24, 2011Education Department Senior Official to Address Academic Symposium at St. Mary's College of Maryland
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will address St. Mary’s College of Maryland at 8:00 p.m., Friday, Mar. 25, at the school’s academic symposium, “The Liberal Arts—A Public Trust.” Ochoa’s remarks will focus on the Obama administration’s vision for postsecondary education and the role of the liberal arts in that vision.
March 24, 2011Education Under Secretary Discusses States' Role in Higher Education at National Lieutenant Governors Association Meeting
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will address the role and responsibility of states in increasing access, quality and completion in higher education at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, March 25, during the National Lieutenant Governors Association’s annual federal-state relations meeting.
March 23, 2011Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White Will Keynote the American Council on Rural Special Education Conference
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will deliver the keynote address Thursday, March 24, 2011 at the American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) Conference in Albuquerque, N.M.
March 22, 2011Ivy Tech Community College to Host U.S. Department of Education's Third Regional Community College Summit
Ivy Tech Community College will be the site of the U.S. Department of Education’s third regional community college summit on Wednesday, March 23. The all-day meeting will bring together 150 participants from 13 surrounding states to identify promising practices for improving college.
March 22, 2011U.S. Secretary of Education to Highlight Education as a National Security Issue During Trip to San Diego
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will visit San Diego on Wednesday, March 23, as part of a two-day trip to California that will focus on the urgent need to fix No Child Left Behind. The trip is a continuation of Duncan’s ongoing conversations with local educators, community leaders and government officials throughout the nation on the best ways to improve education.