Media Advisories
RSS feed for this content

March 27, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Launches National Policy in Action Forums

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) launches its 2014 National Policy in Action Forums with the National Forum on Integrated Student Supports (ISS) in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 27.

Tags:   
March 28, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Ebony Magazine Kick Off Series of Education Summits at Morehouse College

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with Ebony magazine, will hold the first in a series of education summits across the country on improving the educational outcomes of African American students and better preparing them for college and careers.

Tags:   
March 27, 2014

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Address Career and Technical Education Administrators’ Annual Leadership Conference in Albany, N.Y.

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will give keynote remarks at the annual leadership conference of the Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators at 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 27, in Albany, N.Y. A question and answer session will follow her remarks.

Tags:   
March 26, 2014

Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs to Host Panel Discussion at Morehouse College on Need for More African American Male Educators

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will moderate a panel discussion—“Answering the Call of the Bell: Morehouse Men Increasing Black Male Educators”—on Wednesday, March 26, at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

Tags:   
March 25, 2014

Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin to Discuss Importance of Social Inclusion, Participation for Children with Disabilities

Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, along with Special Olympics Project Unity staff and participants in the program, will discuss the Education Department-funded project in a briefing Tuesday at the Education Department headquarters in Washington.

Tags:   
March 26, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director Alejandra Ceja to Visit Manual Arts High School and Hold Roundtable Discussions

Executive Director Alejandra Ceja of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) and her staff will visit Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles and participate in roundtable discussions with students and community partners on Wednesday, March 26 from 9 a.m.

Tags:   
March 25, 2014

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Address Ohio College Presidents’ Conference

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will discuss the president’s proposal to develop a college rating system that informs students and encourages institutions to improve and innovate at the Ohio College Presidents’ annual conference at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, in Washington, D.C. A question-and-answer session will follow her remarks.

Tags:   
March 23, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Give Remarks at the Council of the Great City Schools Conference in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give luncheon remarks, followed by a question-and-answer session, at the Council of the Great City Schools Annual Legislative and Policy Conference on Sunday, March 23, in Washington, D.C.

Tags:   
March 24, 2014

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Give Remarks at the Wallace Research and Policy Symposium on Talent Development

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will deliver remarks as a special guest speaker at the Wallace Research and Policy Symposium on Talent Development on Monday, March 24 in Arlington, Va. Delisle will discuss trends in education policy and reform that affect gifted services and how to make a difference at the state policy and national advocacy levels.

Tags:   
March 21, 2014

Secretary Arne Duncan, Attorney General Holder, to Announce Findings of Expansive Survey of America's Public Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Attorney General Eric Holder and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon at J.O. Wilson Elementary School in Washington, D.C.

Tags:   

Notice of Language Assistance: English  |  español  |  中文: 繁體版  |  Việt-ngữ  |  한국어  |  Tagalog  |  Русский