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July 27, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary to Discuss Department's FY2012 Budget at Senate Hearing

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will testify in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, to discuss the Department’s budget for FY2012 and the importance of education reform for economic prosperity. The hearing will be held in room 124 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.

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July 27, 2011

U.S. Education Senior Advisor to Address Conference in Las Vegas

U.S. Education Department Senior Advisor Jo Anderson will address the 85th Annual Conference of the California School Employees Association Wednesday at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas.

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July 27, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Officials to Participate in the After School Corporation Forum on Digital Learning, and Blended-Learning Discussion

Karen Cator, director of the Office of Educational Technology, and Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will participate in The After School Corporation’s (TASC) Digital Learning Forum and Blended-Learning Working Group on Wednesday, July 27 in New York.

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July 26, 2011

White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to Join Education Secretary Arne Duncan For Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Enrichment Series Event Tuesday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will join White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Tuesday, July 26, for the final 2011 event of the Let's Read! Let's Move! summer enrichment series, sponsored by the U.S.

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July 24, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Highlight Education Reform at Events in Des Moines

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Des Moines for education events Sunday and Monday, spotlighting the need to promote educational excellence for students in Iowa and across America.

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July 21, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan, Attorney General Holder to Address School Discipline and Juvenile Justice Issues

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will attend the quarterly meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention on Thursday, July 21, at 10 a.m. The Council, which is chaired by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, includes representatives from 12 federal agencies and nine practitioners.

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July 21, 2011

Administration Officials to Discuss Importance of Communities in Driving Local Education Reform at White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative Conference

Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Alexa Posny will each give remarks at the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI) conference, Thursday-Friday, July 21-22.

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July 21, 2011

Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach Peter Cunningham to Give Opening Remarks at America's Imagination Summit

Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach Peter Cunningham will give opening remarks at the America’s Imagination Summit in New York City on Thursday, July 21.

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July 21, 2011

Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana to Keynote 2011 High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program Directors Meeting

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will keynote the 2011 High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program (HEP/CAMP) Directors Meeting this Thursday, July 21, in Alexandria, Va. Meléndez will provide general updates about the Department’s Migrant Education Program.

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July 21, 2011

U.S. Education Official to Address Colorado Adult Education Conference

Assistant Secretary for the Office Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) Brenda Dann-Messier will deliver remarks to the Colorado Department of Education's Adult Education and Family Literacy Conference on Thursday in Westminster, Colo.

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