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June 15, 2010

Under Secretary Kanter to Discuss “Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements through 2018” Report Released by Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce at National Press Club Tuesday

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will discuss the report “Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018,” released by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce at the National Press Club on Tuesday, June 15, at 9:30 a.m.

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June 14, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Address State Legislators Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks and answer questions at a State Legislators Conference sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education Monday at the department's headquarters in Washington. State lawmakers will interact with the secretary and senior staff members, sharing their education vision and highlighting what they are working on in their local communities.

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June 11, 2010

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Deliver Remarks at American Council on Education's Commencement Dinner for 2009-10 Fellows

U.S. Department of Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter will deliver remarks to the American Council on Education's (ACE) 2009-2010 Class of Fellows at their commencement dinner on Friday, June 11, at 7:15 p.m. at the Westin Hotel, Alexandria, Va.

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June 11, 2010

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Address National PTA Convention

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address at the national Parent Teacher Association’s conference at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 11, at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. He will discuss ways to get parents and entire families involved in schools.

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June 10, 2010

U.S. Education Department Official to Deliver Opening Keynote at Educational Policy Institute Retention 2010 Conference in Chicago

The U.S. Department of Education’s Greg Darnieder will deliver the opening keynote address to the Educational Policy Institute’s Retention 2010 conference at 9 a.m. CT, Thursday, June 10, at the Hilton Palmer House in Chicago. Darnieder is senior advisor to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on the College Access Initiative.

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June 10, 2010

Education Under Secretary to Keynote 40th Commencement of Rhodes State College

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will be the keynote speaker at the 40th Commencement of Rhodes State College in Lima, Ohio, on Thursday, June 10, at 7 p.m. Kanter will highlight some of Rhodes State's unique programs and discuss President Obama's challenge for America to once again lead the world in college graduates by the year 2020.

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June 10, 2010

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education to Deliver President Obama's Official Greeting at CULCON XXIV Opening Session

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will deliver a greeting from President Obama and discuss the importance of educational and cultural exchange between Japan and the United States at the opening session of the U.S.-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON) at the Library of Congress on Thursday, June 10.

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June 10, 2010

U.S. Department of Education's Senior Official to Host Two Roundtables on Importance of Family Engagement in Education at National PTA Conference in Memphis, Tennessee

The U.S. Department of Education’s Director of Community Outreach Alberto Retana will host two roundtables for parents to discuss their roles in education reform at the national Parent Teacher Association’s Conference at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn.

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June 09, 2010

U.S. Education Secretary to Address 96th Annual Hampton University Ministers' Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the 96th Annual Hampton University Ministers' Conference Wednesday in Hampton, Va. Secretary Duncan will focus on President Obama's agenda for school reform and the important role that ministers and other community leaders play in promoting educational excellence.

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June 09, 2010

Department Official to Discuss Innovations in Education at Venture Capital in Education Summit in New York

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will participate in the opening panel discussion titled, “Why Education is the New New Market” at the 2010 Venture Capital in Education Summit in New York on Wednesday, June 9.

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