Secretary Duncan, Assistant Secretary Posny to Address 35th Anniversary Celebration of Special Education Law
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address a celebration recognizing the 35th anniversary of the law now known as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) -- the landmark civil rights measure which today provides America's 6.6 million children and youth with disabilities with the right to a free appropriate public education.
Assistant Secretary to give Remarks at the High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program 2010 National Conference
PHILADELPHIA—U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will give remarks at the High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program 2010 National Conference at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in Philadelphia.
Secretary Duncan to Discuss Ways to Boost Educational Productivity and Efficiency at American Enterprise Institute Forum
On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will speak at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, for a forum entitled “Bang for the Buck in Schooling: A Conversation with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.” Following opening remarks, the Secretary will be joined by Superintendent Shawn A.
Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education at the U.S. Department of Education, will deliver remarks at two events regarding migrant education -- both being held Wednesday at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center, 17th & Race streets in Philadelphia.
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will deliver opening remarks at a two-day conference on civil rights and school discipline, co-sponsored by the U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Justice Department, Wednesday in San Francisco.
Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Keynote Maryland State Department of Education's Bullying and Harassment Conference
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will address the importance of creating safe, supportive school environments at the Maryland State Department of Education’s Bullying and Harassment Conference at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Church of Severn Run in Severn, Maryland.
Rehabilitative Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge to Give Keynote Remarks at the Maine Statewide Training Conference
Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), will give the keynote remarks at Maine's Statewide Training Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 16 in Augusta, Maine.
Education Secretary Duncan and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Urge Congress to Pass Legislation to Improve School Meals
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 –Today, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will visit the River Terrace Elementary School in Washington, D.C. to urge passage of the child nutrition bill before the conclusion of the 111th Congress.
Rivers of the World' Student Art Opens Tuesday, Inspired by D.C.'S Anacostia River, London's Thames River
To help recognize International Education Week, eighth- and ninth-grade student artworks inspired by Washington, D.C.'s Anacostia River will be on display beginning Tuesday in the lobby of the U.S. Department of Education alongside student artworks illustrating London’s Thames River. Six public schools from both D.C. and London are represented in the show.
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will deliver the keynote address at the Virtual School Symposium at 8:30 a.m. MST on Tuesday, Nov. 16. The Symposium, which will focus on the theme “Online and Blended Learning: the Future of Education,” will take place in Glendale, Ariz., at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel.