November 29, 2010Under Secretary of Education to Address Civic Engagement, 2020 Completion Goal at MDCC Presidents Convening
Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will speak at the Maryland Campus Compact (MDCC) 2010 Presidents Convening in Owing Mills, Md., on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 12:40 p.m.
November 22, 2010
As part of International Education Week activities, astronauts from the orbiting International Space Station will converse Tuesday with students from two Washington, D.C., middle schools about living and working in space.
November 19, 2010
CONNECTICUT, Hartford—Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will address the importance of creating safe, supportive school environments at the Connecticut Bullying Forum at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 22, at the Connecticut State Capitol.
November 19, 2010Assistant Secretary to Deliver Keynote as Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference in Indianapolis
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will deliver the keynote address for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Research Conference at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, in Indianapolis, Ind. The event, which runs from Nov. 17-20, will be held at the Marriott Downtown.
November 18, 2010
Washington Today, Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 2:20 pm ET, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call on the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act), which will play an important part in the Administration's efforts to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020, making America more competi
November 18, 2010Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Give Remarks at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Dr. Alexa Posny will give remarks at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 2010 Annual Convention on Friday, Nov. 19 in Philadelphia, Pa. Posny will discuss the goals of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services and how they relate to the field of speech-language pathology.
November 18, 2010Assistant Secretary to Address Hispanic Education Issues at 2010 State of Latinos in Education Summit
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will serve as a panel speaker at the 2010 State of Latinos in Education Summit in Washington, D.C. Ochoa will speak from 9-9:30 a.m.
November 17, 2010U. S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Improving Achievement for English Language Learners at American Institutes for Research Symposium
The U.S. Department of Education’s Director of the Office of Special Education Programs, Melody Musgrove, will participate in a panel discussion at the American Institutes for Research (AIR)-English Language Learners Center symposium, which will focus on connecting research, practice and policy to improve achievement for English Language Learners.
November 17, 2010U.S. Education Secretary Duncan and Maryland Gov. O’Malley Join NEA President Van Roekel in Celebrating Teachers During American Education Week
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will join the National Education Association (NEA) President Dennis Van Roekel in celebrating teachers during American Education Week. They will visit Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Md., on Thursday, Nov.
November 17, 2010Secretary Duncan, Assistant Secretary Posny to Address 35th Anniversary Celebration of Special Education Law
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address a celebration recognizing the 35th anniversary of the law now known as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) -- the landmark civil rights measure which today provides America's 6.6 million children and youth with disabilities with the right to a free appropriate public education.