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July 01, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Address National Charter Schools Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the 10th Annual National Charter Schools Conference Thursday in Chicago, via teleconference. More than 4,000 are expected for the convention, sponsored by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.

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June 30, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Deliver Keynote Speech, Participate in Panel Discussion for Role of Service in Remaking American Education Forum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote speech and participate in a panel discussion for The Role of Service in Remaking American Education forum on Wednesday, June 30 in New York City. The forum will address how service partnerships between community-based organizations and schools can foster education reform and achieve greater results for children.

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June 30, 2010

U.S. Education Department Officials to Hold Tribal Consultation in Window Rock, Arizona; will Gather Feedback on Education Matters Affecting American Indians

Charlie Rose, U.S. Department of Education’s general counsel, and Kevin Jennings, Department assistant deputy secretary, will consult with tribal officials Wednesday to gather feedback on education matters affecting American Indians.

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June 30, 2010

Department Official to Give Remarks at 2010 National Charter Schools Conference in Chicago

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII), will give remarks the National Charter Schools Conference in Chicago Wednesday, June 30.

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June 29, 2010

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights to Hold Conference Call on the Use of Electronic Book Readers in College Courses

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will hold a media conference call at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, to discuss the use of electronic book readers in higher education and their impact on students with disabilities.

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June 29, 2010

U.S. Education Secretary Kicks Off Let's Read. Let's Move. Summer Enrichment Series

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and his wife Karen will launch the Department's Let's Read. Let's Move. summer enrichment series on Tuesday, June 29 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Education's Lyndon Baines Johnson headquarters building's outdoor plaza in Washington, D.C..

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June 29, 2010

Department Senior Official to Give Keynote Address at Conference on Preventing Bullying and Building Culture of Respect Among Students

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will share the Department's plans for helping create safe school learning environments at the New England Center for School Climate & Learning's seminar "How Schools are Preventing Bullying, Building Respect & Engaging All Students" on Tuesday, June 29 in Meredith,

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June 29, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Address Institute of Education Sciences Annual Research Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the Institute of Education Science's (IES) fifth annual research conference June 29 in National Harbor, Md. IES is the research, evaluation and statistics arm of the Department.

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June 28, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Officials to Participate in Panel for National Association of College and University Attorneys

Assistant Secretary Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary Carmel Martin and General Counsel Charles Rose will be participating in a panel for the National Association of College and University Attorneys discussing the current legal and policy issues related to higher education in the Department of Education, including legislative and regulatory issues and initiatives.

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June 28, 2010

Senior Advisor to the Secretary to Address Texas Education Conference in Keynote Speech

Jo Anderson, senior advisor to Secretary Duncan, will deliver the keynote address at the First Annual District Awards for Teacher Excellence Summer Institute in San Antonio this Monday. Anderson plans to discuss strategic, performance-based competition for teachers in a speech to school officials representing various districts in the state.

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