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September 08, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Launches "Back-to-School" Tour with Stops in Arkansas and Georgia

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will kick off its 2014 Back-to-School Tour with stops that begin in Springdale, Arkansas, and conclude in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The tour, Monday-Wednesday, Sept.

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September 09, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Bring Fifth Annual Back-to-School Bus Tour to Alabama and Tennessee

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will bring his fifth annual back-to-school bus tour to Alabama and Tennessee on Tuesday, Sept. 9, where he will visit Birmingham, Huntsville and Chattanooga.

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September 05, 2014

Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Discuss Early Learning in Keynote Remarks at 50th Annual Texas Association for the Education of Young Children Conference

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will deliver keynote remarks at the 50th Annual Texas Association for the Education of Young Children conference on Friday, Sept. 5 at 8:15 a.m. CT in Austin, Texas. Doggett will discuss the importance of providing access to high-quality early learning opportunities to all children.

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September 05, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Participate in Event in Washington, D.C., Encouraging Young People to Consider Careers in Teaching

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Participant Media and Roadtrip Nation in support of the TEACH Roadtrip, a new campaign encouraging young people to consider a career in teaching, on Friday, Sept. 5, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Duncan will participate in a panel discussion with students.

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September 04, 2014

Federal Health and Education Officials to visit South Florida on Second Leg of Annual Green Strides Best Practices Tour – ‘Healthy Schools, High-Achieving Students’

U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken and Richard Hartley, senior program specialist, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), accompanied by numerous state and local officials, will visit five schools and two district education partners during listening sessions in South Florida Sept.

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September 03, 2014

President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Hold Fall Public Meeting in San Antonio

The Fall Public Meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics will be held Tuesday, Sept. 3 beginning at 9 a.m. CT on the campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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August 27, 2014

Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Host Town Hall on the Value of Arts in Education in Concord, California

Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH), will host a town hall, titled “The Value of Arts Education: A Conversation with Students and Parents,” at 10:45 a.m. PT on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at Meadow Homes Elementary School in Concord, California.

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August 25, 2014

Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Discuss Early Learning in Keynote Remarks at National League of Cities Community Conversation in Kansas City, Missouri

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will deliver keynote remarks at the National League of Cities (NLC) Talk, Read, Play, Everyday Community Conversation in Kansas City, Missouri, on Monday, Aug. 25 at 10:15 a.m. CT.

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August 21, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Participate in Panel Discussion with Educators and Discuss Steps to Help in the Transition to New Standards and Assessments

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks and participate in a panel discussion with local educators on Thursday, Aug. 21, at Jefferson Academy Middle School in Washington, D.C.

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