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July 07, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official Visits Chicago to Address Equity and Achievement Gap

Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education's director of community outreach, will visit local schools, meet with community organizations and lead two youth forums in Chicago, Wednesday-Friday, July 7-9.

July 07, 2010

Under Secretary Kanter to Participate in 2010 Campus Progress National Conference

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in a Q and A session with some 1200 students attending the 2010 National Conference of Campus Progress, at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, in Washington, D.C.

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July 07, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray Lahood to Join Education Secretary Arne Duncan for "Let's Read. Let's Move." Summer Enrichment Series

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be joined by Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and local D.C students for the Department of Education's "Let's Read. Let's Move." summer enrichment series on Wednesday, July 7, from noon-1:30 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Education's Lyndon Baines Johnson headquarters outdoor plaza in Washington, D.C.

July 06, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Keynote Center for Social and Emotional Education's Annual Summer Institute

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS), will keynote the Center for Social and Emotional Education's annual Summer Institute at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 6, at Fordham University in New York City.

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July 06, 2010

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Discuss Workforce Development and Adult Education Policies in Capital Workforce Partners Roundtable Discussions

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will visit Capital Workforce Partners in Hartford, Conn. Tuesday, July 6. During her visit, Dr.

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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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