November 2011

November 30, 2011

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Hold a Press Conference Call on Education Funding Report

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call at 2 p.m. ET today to announce a new report on the distribution of state and local education resources within school districts. A press release and link to the reports will be available this afternoon.

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November 29, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan Travels to Las Vegas to Address Federal Student Aid Conference and Lead Education and the Economy Town Hall

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Las Vegas on Tuesday, Nov. 29, where he will deliver remarks at the Federal Student Aid (FSA) Fall Conference and conduct a town hall on education and the economy.

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November 29, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan Travels to Las Vegas to Address Federal Student Aid Conference and Lead Education and the Economy Town Hall

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Las Vegas on Tuesday, Nov. 29, where he will deliver remarks at the Federal Student Aid (FSA) Fall Conference and conduct a town hall on education and the economy.

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November 22, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan and Assistant Secretary Posny to Hold Roundtable Discussion at Wilde Lake High School

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Alexa Posny will visit Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, Md. on Tuesday, Nov. 22 to tour classrooms and participate in a roundtable discussion. Duncan and Posny will visit inclusive classes that focus on college and career readiness for all students.

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November 19, 2011

Deputy Assistant Secretary to Participate in Federal Panel at Alliance for Full Participation’s 2011 “Summit 2.0 Real Jobs--It's Everyone's Business”

Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will participate in a federal panel during the closing session of the Alliance for Full Participation’s 2011 “Summit 2.0 Real Jobs – It’s Everyone’s Business” on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 9:30 a.m. in National Harbor, Md.

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November 18, 2011

Deputy Education Secretary to Join Panel Discussion with Key Business, Philanthropy, Media and Education Leaders

U.S. Deputy Education Secretary Tony Miller will join several business, nonprofit and community leaders at the 2011 Poder-Americas Business Council (ABC) Business Awards on Friday, Nov. 18, near Miami.

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November 18, 2011

Deputy Education Secretary to Join Panel Discussion with Key Business, Philanthropy, Media and Education Leaders

U.S. Deputy Education Secretary Tony Miller will join several business, nonprofit and community leaders at the 2011 Poder-Americas Business Council (ABC) Business Awards on Friday, Nov. 18, near Miami.

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November 18, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Speak at Launch of “All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development”

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah at the “All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development”“; launch on Friday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. Duncan will discuss the importance of nations working together to improve literacy.

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November 17, 2011

U.S. Education Official to Tour Sedalia Elementary School in North Carolina and Discuss How American Jobs Act Can Benefit School and North Carolina

Melody Musgrove, director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), will tour Sedalia Elementary School in Sedalia, N.C., today, Nov. 17, and discuss the school’s modernization needs and how the American Jobs Act would help. As proposed, the American Jobs Act would provide North Carolina with:

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November 17, 2011

Deputy Assistant Secretary and Department Teaching Ambassador to Participate in Wisconsin Schools Rural Alliance Annual Conference

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will participate in a roundtable and give the keynote address at the Wisconsin Schools Rural Alliance Conference (WiRSA) on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Stoney Creek Inn in Rothschild, Wis.

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November 16, 2011

U.S. Education Official to Address Conferences on Early Childhood and Adults with Autism

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will address the Division of Early Childhood Conference on Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. at the Gaylord Hotel in National Harbor, Md.

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November 16, 2011

U.S. Education Official to Address Conferences on Early Childhood and Adults with Autism

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will address the Division of Early Childhood Conference on Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. at the Gaylord Hotel in National Harbor, Md.

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November 16, 2011

Education Department’s Director of Education Technology to Promote Potential Impact of American Jobs Act in Pennsylvania

U.S. Department of Education’s Karen Cator will deliver the keynote address at the Three Rivers Technology Conference at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Cranberry Township, Pa.

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November 16, 2011

Education Department’s Director of Education Technology to Promote Potential Impact of American Jobs Act in Pennsylvania

U.S. Department of Education’s Karen Cator will deliver the keynote address at the Three Rivers Technology Conference at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Cranberry Township, Pa.

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November 16, 2011

Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education to Address U.S. Professor of the Year Awards Luncheon

Eduardo Ochoa, U.S. assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will give remarks to more than 300 participants attending the U.S. Professor of the Year Awards luncheon at Noon on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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November 16, 2011

U.S. Education Senior Official to Visit Springfield, Ohio Schools

Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs and Outreach Massie Ritsch will visit Springfield City Schools on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to learn about the district’s innovative programs aimed at improving students’ college and career readiness, and to discuss the President’s proposed American Jobs Act.

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November 16, 2011

U.S. Education Senior Official to Visit Springfield, Ohio Schools

Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs and Outreach Massie Ritsch will visit Springfield City Schools on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to learn about the district’s innovative programs aimed at improving students’ college and career readiness, and to discuss the President’s proposed American Jobs Act.

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November 16, 2011

U.S. Education Senior Official to Visit Springfield, Ohio Schools

Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs and Outreach Massie Ritsch will visit Springfield City Schools on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to learn about the district’s innovative programs aimed at improving students’ college and career readiness, and to discuss the President’s proposed American Jobs Act.

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November 16, 2011

U.S. Education Senior Official to Visit Springfield, Ohio Schools

Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs and Outreach Massie Ritsch will visit Springfield City Schools on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to learn about the district’s innovative programs aimed at improving students’ college and career readiness, and to discuss the President’s proposed American Jobs Act.

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November 16, 2011

Department to Host VSA Student Art Exhibit Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Honor of International Education Week

U.S. Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny and the Education Department's Director of International Affairs Maureen McLaughlin will give keynote remarks at the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of an art exhibit by students from around the world at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Department's Auditorium, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W.

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November 15, 2011

2:30 PM Today: We Can't Wait: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and USDA Deputy Secretary Merrigan to Join OMB Director Jack Lew for Conference Call

Washington, DC — Today at 2:30 PM EDT, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen Merrigan will join Office of Management and Budget Director Jack Lew for a conference call to discuss the Administration's progress cutting wasteful improper payments by nearly $18 billion dollars as par

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November 15, 2011

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Honor National Blue Ribbon Schools in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will honor the nation’s 315 Blue Ribbon Schools for 2011 at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 15th, at 12:30 p.m. EDT at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.

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November 14, 2011

Education Secretary to Join National and Local Education Leaders in Celebrating Teachers as Part of American Education Week

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel, Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Morton Sherman and T.C. Williams High School Principal Suzanne Maxey to celebrate teachers and visit with students at 8:20 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 14.

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November 14, 2011

Secretary Duncan, Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to Participate in Trans-Atlantic Video Conference, Connecting Students from U.S. & United Arab Emirates

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, along with students from Chantilly High School in Fairfax County, Va., will participate Monday in a special trans-Atlantic video conference with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in London and students from the United Arab Emirates in Dubai.

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November 14, 2011

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Hold Second Twitter Town Hall

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold his second “Ask Arne” Twitter Town Hall at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14. Veteran journalist John Merrow will return to moderate the town hall that will be broadcast live on Ed’s ustream channel, http://www.ustream.tv/channel/education-department.

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November 10, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Panel Discussion on College Completion and American Competitiveness

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will participate in a panel discussion at the National Journal Policy Summit at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Union Station’s Columbus Club at Union Station in Washington, D.C.

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November 10, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Panel Discussion on College Completion and American Competitiveness

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will participate in a panel discussion at the National Journal Policy Summit at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Columbus Club at Union Station in Washington, D.C.

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November 10, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to visit Louisville

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel Thursday to Louisville, Ky., where he will appear at events focused on promoting excellence in education, expanding job growth and investing in the economy. A media availability is scheduled.

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November 10, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to visit Louisville

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel Thursday to Louisville, Ky., where he will appear at events focused on promoting excellence in education, expanding job growth and investing in the economy. A media availability is scheduled.

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November 10, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to visit Louisville

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel Thursday to Louisville, Ky., where he will appear at events focused on promoting excellence in education, expanding job growth and investing in the economy. A media availability is scheduled.

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