April 28, 2011Equity and Excellence Commission to Host Town Hall Addressing School Resources and Opportunities in Philadelphia
The U.S. Department of Education's Equity and Excellence Commission will host a town hall Friday evening in Philadelphia to discuss school resources and how they affect educational opportunity.
April 27, 2011Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White to visit Nebraska Schools and the National Rural Education Research Center
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will visit two rural Nebraska schools that were awarded School Improvement Grants (SIG) and the National Center for Research on Rural Education (R2Ed) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this week. On Thursday, White will visit Winnebago High School at 8 a.m.
April 27, 2011Education Department’s Director of the Office of Educational Technology to Give Keynote Address at 2011 Sandbox Summit at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director of the Office of Educational Technology Karen Cator will give the keynote address at the second annual SandBox Summit on Thursday, April 28 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)* in Cambridge, Mass.
April 27, 2011White House and U.S. Department of Education Officials Join Philadelphia Mayor to Kick-Off Connecting Communities for the Common Good Conference Series
Over 500 faith and community leaders from across the Delaware Valley are joining together today with leaders from the White House, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, the U.S.
April 27, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a roundtable discussion on college completion with students at St. Louis Community College on Thursday, April 28, at noon CDT. The event is part the Obama Administration’s initiative to host 100 roundtables with young Americans across the country by the end of May.
April 27, 2011Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Give Remarks on Bullying at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will speak to a student assembly at Bethesda-Chevy Chase (BCC) high school on Thursday, April 28, at 9:30 a.m.
April 26, 2011White House Initiative to Release Report on Education and Hispanics at Event with Hispanic Community Leaders Wednesday
MIAMI – Senior Obama Administration officials from the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics and the U.S. Department of Education will release a report on education and Hispanics on Wednesday at a meeting with dozens of educators and community leaders at Miami Dade College.
April 26, 2011U.S. Assistant Deputy Secretary to Serve on National History Panel During Equality Forum 2011 Summit
Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools Kevin Jennings will participate on a panel exploring the history and growth of the LGBTQ youth movement during the Equality Forum 2011 Summit on Wednesday, April 27 in Philadelphia, Pa.
April 26, 2011
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join community college professor Dr. Jill Biden, Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter, U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard, and several higher education leaders at the Community College Virtual Symposium on Wednesday, April 27 at 2 p.m. EDT.
April 26, 2011Secretary Duncan, Congressman Van Hollen to Host Community Forum on Promoting Educational Excellence
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., will host a community forum Wednesday in Silver Spring, Md., to examine how to improve schools and promote educational excellence, focusing especially on how best to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).