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August 02, 2010

Deputy Assistant Secretary to Deliver Remarks at Kansas Association of Career and Technical Education Summer Conference

Glenn Cummings, deputy assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, will discuss the Department’s emphasis on ensuring that students are college and career ready, as well as the importance of career and technical education, at the opening session of the Kansas Association of Career and Technical Education Summer Conference. He will deliver remarks at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Aug.

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July 31, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Keynote Luncheon at National Association of Black Journalists Conference

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, will keynote the Newsmakers Luncheon at the 35th annual National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) conference at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 31, in San Diego.

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August 02, 2010

Secretary Duncan, Senior Education Officials to Address National Special Education 'Mega Conference'

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan along with senior members of his leadership team will address a national special education forum bringing together more than 700 people involved with educating America's 6.7 million students with disabilities. Also appearing will be White House Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy Kareem Dale.

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July 30, 2010

Actor Quinton Aaron, Rep. Jim Langevin, and President’s Special Assistant Kareem Dale Join Education Secretary Arne Duncan for Let’s Read. Let’s Move. Summer Enrichment Series

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be joined by actor Quinton Aaron; Kareem Dale, special assistant to the President on disability policy and Rep Jim Langevin of Rhode Island for the Department of Education’s Let’s Read. Let’s Move. summer enrichment series on Friday, July 30 from noon– 1:30 p.m. at the U.S.

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July 29, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Deliver Remarks at the National Title I Association Meeting

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver opening remarks at the National Title I Association summer meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday, July 29, at the Hotel Palomar in Washington, D.C.

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July 29, 2010

Assistant Secretary Posny to Address Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education

Dr. Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will speak to the annual convention of the Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education Thursday in Fort Worth.

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July 28, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Address National Urban League

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks Wednesday at the National Urban League’s Centennial Town Hall: the Past 100 Years of Black Education. The event will take place at the Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place in Washington. Secretary Duncan will discuss education as a civil right.

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July 28, 2010

Department Official to Give Keynote Remarks at National FFA Organization State President’s Conference

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier will give remarks at the National FFA Organization (FFA) State President’s conference Wednesday, July 28 at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Whitten Building in Washington, D.C.

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July 27, 2010

Secretary Arne Duncan to Hold Conference Call to Announce Race to the Top Finalists Today

Secretary Arne Duncan to Hold Conference Call to Announce Race to the Top Finalists Today

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July 27, 2010

Secretary Arne Duncan to Deliver a Major Speech on Education Reform and Announce Race to the Top Finalists at the National Press Club Tuesday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver a major speech on education reform and announce the Race to the Top finalists Tuesday, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Secretary Duncan will also hold a conference call with reporters at 2:15 p.m., following the speech.

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