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September 30, 2010

Education Secretary Duncan to Participate in Second Annual Washington Ideas Forum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be interviewed by Michel Martin, NPR’s host of “Tell Me More” at the Second Annual Washington Ideas Forum at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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September 30, 2010

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education to Deliver Remarks on School Turnarounds in Los Angeles

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will give welcoming remarks at WestEd’s school turnaround conference, entitled “Leading Successful School Turnarounds: Learning from Research and Practice.”

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September 30, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Camden, New Jersey, for Parent and Community Engagement Day

Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education’s director of community outreach, will participate in the Camden Board of Education’s Parent and Community Engagement Day at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at Catto Elementary School in Camden, N.J. Retana will discuss the importance of parental involvement and ways to get parents and entire families involved in schools.

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September 30, 2010

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Participate in Panel Discussion on Title IX Athletics

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in a panel discussion on Title IX athletics issues during the Beyond Sport Summit Thursday in Chicago.

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September 29, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Address Committee for Education Funding's 2010 Gala in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the Committee for Education Funding's 2010 Gala Wednesday evening at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Secretary Duncan will discuss the historic opportunity to save education jobs and support reform with the federal investment in education over the past two years.

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September 29, 2010

Education Secretary Duncan and Congressman Fattah Celebrate Second National GEAR UP Day

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will celebrate the second national GEAR UP Day at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29 during a visit to Friendship Public Charter School in Washington, D.C.

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September 28, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Baltimore to Meet with Students, Parents, Teachers

BALTIMORE—Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education's director of community outreach, will visit Baltimore Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 28-29, to meet with students, parents and teachers.

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September 28, 2010

Senior Education Advisor Brad Jupp to Participate in the University of Delaware's Vision 2015 Annual Leadership Forum, "Delaware's Race to Deliver"

Brad Jupp, senior program advisor for teacher quality initiatives at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in the Vision 2015 Annual Leadership Forum, Delaware's Race To Deliver on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at the University of Delaware's Newark Campus. Jupp will give opening remarks at the morning plenary session, The National Race.

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September 27, 2010

First Meetings for Postsecondary Education Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials for Students with Disabilities

Students with Disabilities will be held Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 27-28 at the U.S. Department of Education's Potomac Center Plaza building, 550 12th St., S.W. in Washington, D.C.

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September 27, 2010

Major Announcement Set for NBC's Education Nation Summit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will make a major announcement at NBC's Education Nation Summit in New York City on Monday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m. EDT. The one-hour event will feature a conversation with college students and will be moderated by Tom Brokaw.

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