August 17, 2016Senior Education Department Official to Give Remarks at the SafeSpace Open House for LGBTQ Students of Color
David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA) will give remarks at the SafeSpace Open House for LGBTQ Students of Color in Was
August 16, 2016White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans Host Summit at Harris-Stowe University in St. Louis, Missouri
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (Initiative), will continue their African American Education Summit (Summit) series at Harris-Stowe University in St. Louis, Missouri, at 2 p.m. CT on Wednesday, Aug. 17.
August 16, 2016Education Department Official to Deliver Keynote Remarks at National Organization for Victim Assistance's Annual Training Event
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will deliver keynote remarks at the National Organization for Victim Assistance’s (NOVA) Annual Training Event on Wednesday, Aug. 17, in Atlanta, Georgia.
August 16, 2016Secretary King, Senators Murphy and Blumenthal, Gov. Malloy to Host Roundtable Discussion on Diversity and Equity
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. will join U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P.
August 12, 2016Senior Education and Health and Human Services Officials to Discuss the Importance of Data in Improving Early Learning Outcomes
Senior officials from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services will participate in a panel discussion at the 2016 Conference on Improving Data, Improving Outcomes in New Orleans on Aug. 15, 2016.
August 10, 2016Senior Education Officials to Discuss Promoting Tolerance and Inclusion to Prevent Bullying at a Summit in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Department of Education is hosting the biannual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. ET. The event will be streamed online here.
August 10, 2016Senior Education Department Official to Discuss Education for Migrant Students During Event in Fresno, California
Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (Initiative), will participate in a roundtable with migrant families in Fresno, California on Thursday, Aug. 11, at 6 p.m. PDT.
August 4, 2016U.S. Department of Education Celebrates Summer Reading with Events at National Arboretum and National Park
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. will highlight the importance of summer reading at two events on Friday, Aug. 5. Summer reading and learning is critical to closing achievement gaps and helping all students start the new school year ready to learn. Reading is simple, easy and can and should happen everywhere.
August 3, 2016Secretary King to Give Remarks at the National Urban League Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland
August 1, 2016
On Tuesday, Aug.