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June 19, 2014

Senior Education Official to Deliver Keynote Remarks at Newark-Montclair Urban Teacher Residency Program Graduation

Assistant Deputy Secretary Nadya Dabby will deliver the keynote address at the Newark-Montclair Urban Teacher Residency (NMUTR) graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 19, at 7:30 p.m. at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey.

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June 17, 2014

Senior Education Officials to Participate in Conference on 'Equity in Schools: The Future of School Discipline

Senior officials from the U.S. Department of Education will participate in a conference Tuesday in Washington, D.C., on the topic, "Equity in Schools: The Future of School Discipline"

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June 17, 2014

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Serve on Panel at National Benchmarking Conference in Overland Park, Kansas

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will serve on a panel titled, "Community Colleges and President Obama’s Postsecondary Institutions Rating System" at 2:30 p.m. CT on Tuesday, June 17, at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.

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June 16, 2014

Education Secretary to Join Starbucks CEO and Arizona State University President to Discuss Innovative Approach to Affordable Higher Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Arizona State University President Michael Crow, and 350 New York area Starbucks employees and their families for a discussion regarding the unique role business can play in addressing the issue of college affordability and access at 10:45 a.m. on Monday, June 16, at the Times Center in New York City.

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June 13, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Ebony Magazine to Host Third Summit on Improving Educational Outcomes for African Americans in Oakland, California

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with Ebony magazine, will host the third summit on improving educational outcomes for African American students and better preparing them for college and careers on Friday-Saturday, June 13-14, at Laney College in Oakland, California.

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June 12, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on HBCUs to Discuss Equity and Opportunity for Students of Color at 100 Black Men of America Inc. Annual Conference

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will participate on a panel at the 100 Black Men of America Inc. annual conference in Hollywood, Florida, on Thursday, June 12.

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June 11, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Official Jamienne Studley to Testify at Senate Hearing Examining Higher Education for American Indians

Jamienne Studley, U.S. deputy under secretary of education, will testify Wednesday before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs as part of an oversight hearing entitled, "Indian Education Series: Examining Higher Education for American Indian Students."

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June 11, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Under Secretary Ted Mitchell to Host Student Town Hall on College Costs and Access

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will host a town hall with college students about college affordability, access, improving educational outcomes and other issues affecting higher education at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 11, at the University of California center in Washington, D.C.

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June 09, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Highlight Students Cooking Up Change

As some members of Congress try to keep healthier food out of America's school cafeterias, teams of student cooks from around the country will be in the U.S. Department of Education's kitchen on Monday, June 9, to show that nothing should stop schools from providing meals that are healthy, delicious and affordable.

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