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December 17, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Travels to Massachusetts to Visit Roxbury Community College

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will conduct a roundtable discussion with students and educators at 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Roxbury Community College.  Matthew Malone, secretary of education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, will moderate the conversation. A media avail will follow.

December 12, 2014

Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Deliver Fall Commencement Address at Texas State University

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will deliver the fall commencement address on Friday, Dec. 12, at Texas State University. Doggett will applaud graduates for their perseverance and hard work.

December 11, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit New Orleans, Spotlighting Educator Leadership to Drive Innovation and Student Progress

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel Thursday to New Orleans for events highlighting the progress of the city's schools and the importance of educator leadership in turnaround efforts.

December 10, 2014

Senior U.S. Department of Education Official to Keynote Oregon Leadership Network's Fall Leadership Institute

Libia Gil, assistant deputy secretary and director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition, will deliver the keynote address to the Oregon Leadership Network's (OLN) Fall Leadership Institute at 8:30 a.m.

December 10, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Participate in White House Summit on Early Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in the White House Summit on Early Education, hosted by President Obama on Wednesday, Dec. 10. Duncan will moderate Panel 1:  Public Investment Leadership to Expand Early Education.

December 08, 2014

Secretary Duncan, Attorney General Holder to Make Announcement on Providing Quality Education Services for America’s Confined Youth

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will make an announcement at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 8, in Alexandria, Virginia, aimed at providing quality educational services for youth in correctional facilities as part of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative.

December 06, 2014

Deputy Secretary of Education to Participate in Summit that Highlights Importance of Technology in Education Reform

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will discuss the importance of technology in education reform at the second annual Education Innovation Summit on Saturday, Dec. 6, in Washington, D.C. He also will address the important role that technology plays in bridging the education gap, especially among students of color and children attending schools in rural areas.

December 04, 2014

Assistant Secretary Deborah Delisle to Discuss Inclusive Education at TASH’s 39th Annual Conference

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deborah Delisle and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will participate in TASH's 39th annual conference, on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.