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October 22, 2014

Senior Department Official to Discuss National Trends for English Language Learners at Symposium for Education Officials and Policymakers

Libia Gil, assistant deputy secretary and director of the U.S. Education Department's Office of English Language Acquisition, will discuss national trends on English learners at a meeting for education officials and policymakers on Wednesday, Oct.

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October 21, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Visit Los Angeles, Spotlighting Economic Value of a Quality Education for All

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Los Angeles Tuesday where he will spotlight the economic benefits to America of developing excellence in education – from cradle to career.

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October 20, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Visit San Francisco, Spotlighting Economic Value of a Quality Education for All

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to San Francisco for events Monday and Tuesday aimed at spotlighting the economic benefits to America of developing excellence in education – from cradle to career.

October 21, 2014

U.S. Education Department Takes School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students to Anchorage, Alaska

The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE), in partnership with the First Alaskans Institute and the First Alaskans Elders and Youth Conference, will conduct the second session of the WHIAIANE School Environment Listening Tour on Tuesday, Oct. 21, in Anchorage, Alaska.

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October 17, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan Will Honor School Leaders at the National Association of Elementary School Principals’ Annual Gala

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks honoring school leaders at the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) 2014 National Distinguished Principals awards gala on Friday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. ET, at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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October 17, 2014

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary Lhamon to Discuss Racial Disparities in School Discipline

Catherine E. Lhamon, assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education, will discuss on Friday in Chicago the Office for Civil Rights' work to reduce racial disparities in school discipline.

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October 16, 2014

Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell to Give George Washington Leadership Lecture at Mount Vernon, Virginia

Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will explore citizenship and civic education when he delivers the annual George Washington Leadership Lecture at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 16, at Mount Vernon, Virginia.

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October 16, 2014

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton to Discuss the Role of HBCUs in Achieving Equal Opportunity for All During Visit to Morehouse College

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will give remarks at Morehouse College's Crown Forum on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel on campus.

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October 15, 2014

Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Give Remarks at Equity Policy Project Roundtable

Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will give remarks at the Equity Policy Project Roundtable hosted by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) at 11:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in Washington, D.C. Shelton will discuss the importance of technology, innovation and opportunity in achieving educational equity.

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