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February 23, 2012

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Travel to Greeley, Colo. to Host Town Hall on College Affordability

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will host a Town Hall on college affordability at the University of Northern Colorado's Greeley campus on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 2:30 p.m. MT.

February 06, 2012

Vice President Biden, U.S. Education Secretary Duncan, Sen. Kerry, and Rep. Hoyer to Visit Florida, Massachusetts and Maryland to Amplify President's College Affordability Plan

Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and his senior staff, Sen. John Kerry, and Rep. Steny Hoyer will visit three states on Monday, Feb. 6—Florida, Massachusetts and Maryland—to promote access and affordability in higher education by asking states to rein in rising college costs.

February 06, 2012

Vice President Biden to Discuss College Affordability in Tallahassee, Florida

WASHINGTON, DC - On Monday, February 6, Vice President Biden and Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will visit Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida to discuss the importance of tackling rising college costs to ensure America’s students and workers can obtain the education and training they need so that we have a workforce prepared for the jobs of the 21st century.

January 31, 2012

Education Department Invites Higher Education Community to Share What Works in Helping Students Complete Higher Education

Continuing its commitment to helping America once again lead the world in college graduates, the U.S. Department of Education has invited the higher education community to share best practices that have been proven to help students successfully complete postsecondary education and convened some of the leading researchers to develop a toolkit for institutions to reference.

January 27, 2012

Senior Administration Officials Host Conference Call to Discuss the President's Proposals to Make College More Affordable

Washington, DC — TODAY, 3:00PM, Cecilia Munoz, Director of the Domestic Policy Council at the White House, and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host an on-the-record conference call to discuss the Administration's proposals to keep college affordable and within reach for all Americans.

January 30, 2012

Education Secretary Duncan to Address the Department's College Completion Symposium: "Evidence-Action-Innovation"

The U.S. Department of Education is convening a one-day symposium on college completion on Monday, Jan. 30, for 50 of the nation’s leading researchers, policy experts, and practitioners from 30 postsecondary institutions to identify evidence-based best practices that work to increase college completion.

January 25, 2012

Education Secretary Duncan to Discuss College Affordability, Job Creation with Students in Florida

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will meet with students in Tallahassee and the Miami area on Wednesday and Thursday to highlight the Administration’s work to both make college more affordable and strengthen postsecondary education so students are able to find good jobs after graduation.

January 19, 2012

Listen Live Online Today: Vice President Biden, Deputy Education Secretary Miller to Talk with High School Students about College Affordability

Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will travel to Reno, Nev., today to talk to high school students and their families about the importance of college and the steps the Administration has taken to keep college affordable in Nevada and across the country.

January 13, 2012

Listen Live Online Today: Vice President Biden, Deputy Education Secretary Miller to Talk with High School Students about College Affordability

Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will travel to Doylestown, Pa., today to talk to high school students and their families about the importance of college and the steps the Administration has taken to keep college affordable in Pennsylvania and across the country.

January 12, 2012

Listen Live Online Today: Vice President Biden, Education Secretary Duncan to Talk with High School Students about College Affordability

Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Gahanna, Ohio, today to talk to high school students and their families about the importance of college and the steps the Administration has taken to keep college affordable in Ohio and across the country.