U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks on President Barack Obama's early learning initiative at the closing session of the 2013 Building a Grad Nation Summit at 1:15 p.m. ET, on Monday, Feb. 25, in Washington, D.C. Duncan also will discuss the recent rise in high school graduation rates and engage in a Q&A session following his remarks.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to Keynote Kingsborough Community College Spring Semester Convocation
Under Secretary Martha Kanter will give the keynote address at Kingsborough Community College's Spring Semester Convocation on Monday, Feb. 25 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Visit Highland Springs High School and Meet with Virginia Literacy Leadership Council
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will visit Highland Springs High School and Technical Center on Friday, Feb. 22, for a tour and conversation with students, teachers and business partners. The visit also will include a roundtable discussion.
White House Cabinet Secretary and Co-Chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) Chris Lu and Initiative Executive Director Kiran Ahuja will address participants at the Initiative’s first-ever Texas Regional Conference, to be held at the University of Houston on Sat., February 23, 2013.
Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Discuss Importance of Education Reform at American Association of School Administrators’ National Education Conference
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will give remarks on Friday, Feb. 22, at the American Association of School Administrators’ (AASA) National Conference on Education in Los Angeles.
Senior Education Official to Address Summit on Strategies to Increase Excellence in Education for African-American Students in Sacramento, Calif.
Seth Galanter, the U.S. Education Department’s acting assistant secretary for civil rights, will discuss student discipline, suspension, and expulsion at a professional development summit entitled, “Strategies to Increase Excellence in Education for African-American Students” at 12:15 p.m. PT, on Thursday, Feb. 21, in Sacramento, Calif.
White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Hold Conference Call to Discuss New Report and Accomplishments for the Community
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) will hold a conference call with interested media on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 2:30 p.m. ET, to discuss a report on the progress of initiatives for the AAPI community.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Travel to Houston to Visit Lee High School, Take Part in NBA Day of Service, Participate in a Google Hangout, and Play in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Houston on Friday, Feb. 15, where he will hold a roundtable discussion on turnaround schools and participate in NBA All-Star Weekend activities.
Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will give the keynote address to the "Cradle to Career Symposium – Building Youth Success from Aspen to Parachute," on Friday, Feb. 15, in Aspen, Colo.