Executive Director for the White House Initiative on Excellence in Education for African Americans to Deliver Keynote Remarks at Third Annual Family and Community Engagement Symposium
Executive Director for the White House Initiative on Excellence in Education for African Americans David Johns will deliver keynote remarks at the third annual Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 1 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. He will discuss the strategies focused on leveraging a collective effort to advance student success.
U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Address Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Discuss Key Education Priorities
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the 36th Annual Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference Monday in Washington D.C. He will discuss the administration's key education priorities, including President Obama's proposal to expand access to early childhood education and make college more affordable.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Discuss First Term Education Investments and Second Term Priorities During National Press Club Speech
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss the administration's first-term education investments, highlight the hard work and innovative ideas he has seen in schools across the country, and outline the Education Department’s work ahead at 1 p.m. ET on Monday, Sept. 30, during a National Press Club Speakers' Newsmaker Event in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Departments of Education and Justice to Hold Panel Discussion on Efforts to Create and Support Diversity in Higher Education
On Friday, September 27, senior leaders from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice will host a panel discussion titled "Creating and Supporting Diversity in Higher Education." The event will coincide with the release of "Questions and Answers About Fisher v.
U.S. Secretary of Education to Introduce Ernest Green at 4th Annual The HistoryMakers Go Back to School Program at H. D. Woodson High School in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit H.D. Woodson High School at 8:50 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, to give remarks at the 4th Annual Back to School with The HistoryMakers program.
U.S. Rural Education Official to Visit National Blue Ribbon School in Topsham, Maine; Address Rural Community Colleges Conference in Newry
John White, deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will travel to Maine where on Thursday he will visit the newly recognized National Blue Ribbon School in Topsham.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Give Remarks at National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the opening plenary session of the National HBCU Week Conference at 8:30 a.m., on Thursday, Sept. 26, in Washington, D.C. He will discuss the enduring and the evolving role of HBCUs, as well as the need for HBCUs to be centers of innovation, entrepreneurship, STEM and international education.
Senior Official to Participate in Cradle to Career Network Convening to Highlight Importance of Community Partnerships in Education Reform
Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in a panel discussion at Strive Network’s Cradle to Career Network Convening in Dallas on Thursday, Sept. 26.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in an event to raise awareness of the impact of food insecurity on learning on Thursday, Sept. 26, on the plaza at the U.S. Department of Education’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will help celebrate the 40th anniversary of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 on Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event will highlight the importance of Section 504 by engaging students with disabilities to hear about the impact the law has had on their lives.