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September 25, 2013

Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Discuss Closing the Achievement Gap at Symposium in San Jose

Executive Director Alejandra Ceja will give remarks at the SJ/SV 2020 Symposium titled "Closing the Achievement Gap" on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8:30 a.m., in San Jose. She will discuss the next steps in improving the academic achievement of Latino students.

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September 25, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education to Announce 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will present the 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. During his presentation of the Broad Prize, Duncan will give brief remarks commending school districts that are pursuing district-wide reforms to improve public education.

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December 31, 1969

U.S. Department of Education to Visit Schools in Nation’s Capital on Final Leg of 'Education Built to Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour

ED-Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken will be joined by several other senior Department officials to visit three honored green ribbon schools in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 25 on the final leg of the 'Education Built To Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour.

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September 24, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education to Participate in Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in the third annual President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge national gathering at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. During the gathering, Duncan will discuss the challenge, its successes and the Administration’s commitment to interfaith service work in higher education.

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September 23, 2013

Senior U.S. Education Official to Hold Town Hall on Education at Georgia State University, Visit High School

Massie Ritsch, acting assistant secretary for communications and outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will travel to Atlanta Monday where he will tour a local high school and hold a town hall on education reform at Georgia State University.

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September 23, 2013

Senior U.S. Education Official to Hold Town Hall on Education at Georgia State University, Visit High School

Massie Ritsch, acting assistant secretary for communications and outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will travel to Atlanta Monday where he will tour a local high school and hold a town hall on education reform at Georgia State University.

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September 23, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan To Discuss Investments in Early Learning to Strengthen the Nation’s Economy at National Business Leader Summit in Atlanta

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will attend the 2013 National Business Leader Summit in Atlanta, Ga., on Monday, Sept. 23, where he will discuss the importance of investment in early learning to strengthen the economy and global competitiveness.

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September 23, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Address International Education Community

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter will give opening remarks at a workshop on international education at 8:15 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, in Washington, D.C. She will discuss the Department’s international strategy, “Succeeding Globally through International Education and Engagement,” focusing on the objective to ensure that all U.S. students acquire broad global competencies.

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September 23, 2013

Senior U.S. Education Official to Visit Pine Haven Elementary in Bauxite, Ark., to Discuss Early Learning

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will visit Pine Haven Elementary School in Bauxite, Ark., on Monday Sept. 23 at 3:30 p.m. for a tour and discussion on the importance of early learning. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, state Sen.

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September 20, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education to Address Time Summit on Higher Education in New York City

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks and answer questions at the TIME Summit on Higher Education on Friday, Sept. 20, at Time Warner Center in New York City, New York.

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