September 2012

September 28, 2012

Press Conference Call to Discuss Results of Oakland Unified School District Civil Rights Compliance Review

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will join Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Anthony Smith for a conference call at 3 pm. EST today to discuss the successful resolution of a compliance review concerning discipline in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), the fourteenth-largest school system in California.

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September 28, 2012

Education Department Senior Official to Discuss College Affordability and Community Engagement at President’s Interfaith and Community Service Challenge in New York City

Senior Advisor for the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Ken Bedell will chair a convening of postsecondary institutions to discuss opportunities for engagement on Friday, Sept. 28 in New York City.

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September 27, 2012

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Discuss Education and Jobs at the Strive Cradle to Career Network Convening in Milwaukee, Wis.

Deb Delisle, assistant secretary of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, will speak at the Strive Cradle to Career Network Convening on education and jobs at the noon panel on Thursday, September 27 at Frontier Airlines Center in Milwaukee, Wis.

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September 27, 2012

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Discuss College Affordability During Town Hall at Georgetown University

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in a town hall discussion on college affordability at 5:15 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. The town hall will include around 100 Georgetown students, faculty and community members. A question-and-answer session will follow.

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September 27, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education to Keynote Hamilton Project K-12 Education Forum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give the keynote address at the Hamilton Project K-12 Education Forum at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, in Washington, D.C. He will be introduced by former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin, who is a member of the Hamilton Project's advisory council. Duncan will discuss key reform accomplishments to date under the Obama administration.

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September 27, 2012

U.S. Deputy Education Secretary Tony Miller to Discuss Education and the Economy at the Economist's "Ideas Economy: Human Potential 2012" Event in New York City

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will discuss education and the economy at The Economist's third annual "Ideas Economy: Human Potential 2012" conference on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. The event will focus on how disruptive innovation and socioeconomic change are reshaping the world of work.

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September 26, 2012

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Visit Cedar Rapids Correctional Education Programs

Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will visit Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, Sept. 26, where she will hold roundtable discussions on corrections education programs designed to help incarcerated individuals gain the necessary life skills they will need in their post-release lives.

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September 26, 2012

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Visit Cedar Rapids Correctional Education Programs

Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will visit Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, Sept. 26, where she will hold roundtable discussions on corrections education programs designed to help incarcerated individuals gain the necessary life skills they will need in their post-release lives.

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September 26, 2012

U.S. Education Officials to Address Rural Community College Alliance Conference in Dubuque, Iowa

Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will deliver keynote addresses at the Rural Community College Alliance Conference Wednesday, Sept. 26 and Thursday, Sept. 27 in Dubuque, Iowa.

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September 26, 2012

U.S. Education Officials to Address Rural Community College Alliance Conference in Dubuque, Iowa

Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will deliver keynote addresses at the Rural Community College Alliance Conference Wednesday, Sept. 26 and Thursday, Sept. 27 in Dubuque, Iowa.

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September 27, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education to Keynote Hamilton Project K-12 Education Forum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give the keynote address at the Hamilton Project K-12 Education Forum at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, in Washington, D.C. He will be introduced by former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin, who is a member of the Hamilton Project's advisory council. Duncan will discuss key reform accomplishments to date under the Obama administration.

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September 25, 2012

Office of Educational Technology Director Karen Cator to Discuss Education Reform and the Workforce at the Modeling and Simulation Multi-Conference in Suffolk, Va.

Karen Cator, director of the Office of Educational Technology, will lead a panel discussion on the Obama Administration’s efforts to reform education through the smart use of technology on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Modeling and Simulation Multi-Conference (MODSIM 2012) in Suffolk, Va.

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September 24, 2012

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary to Deliver Remarks at Clinton Global Initiative

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will deliver remarks at the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), on Mon., Sept. 24 at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Tower in New York City. Jones will participate in a session focusing on how we can ensure more children benefit from early childhood education.

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September 25, 2012

White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Host 2012 National Conference

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), with the support of the U.S. Department of Education, will convene its annual national conference Sept. 25-26 in Washington, D.C.

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September 24, 2012

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Address Equity in Education as Panelist at the National Immigrant Integration Conference

Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will discuss educational opportunities and adult education as the featured panelist at the National Immigrant Integration Conference in Baltimore on Monday, Sept. 24.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Encourages Students to "Let's Move!" and Stay Fit During Stop in Richmond, Va, as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-To-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education's third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Henderson Middle School in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Sept. 21, to highlight First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign that focuses on confronting and ending childhood obesity.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Encourages Students to "Let's Move!" and Stay Fit During Stop in Richmond, Va, as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-To-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education's third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Henderson Middle School in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Sept. 21, to highlight First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign that focuses on confronting and ending childhood obesity.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Encourages Students to "Let's Move!" and Stay Fit During Stop in Richmond, Va, as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-To-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education's third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Henderson Middle School in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Sept. 21, to highlight First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign that focuses on confronting and ending childhood obesity.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Encourages Students to "Let's Move!" and Stay Fit During Stop in Richmond, Va, as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-To-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education's third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Henderson Middle School in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Sept. 21, to highlight First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign that focuses on confronting and ending childhood obesity.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Roanoke, Va., Release Adult College Completion Toolkit, as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-To-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education's third annual back-to-school bus tour, on Friday, Sept. 21, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a town hall discussion focusing on college and career readiness at Virginia Western Community College (VWCC) in Roanoke, Va.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Roanoke, Va., Release Adult College Completion Toolkit, as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-To-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education's third annual back-to-school bus tour, on Friday, Sept. 21, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a town hall discussion focusing on college and career readiness at Virginia Western Community College (VWCC) in Roanoke, Va.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Discuss Important Role Principals Play in Education Reform at National Association of Secondary School Principals’ Gala

Deb Delisle, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, will deliver remarks at the 19th annual Metlife/National Association of Secondary School Principals' National Principal of the Year Awards Gala at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Va.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Concludes Education Drives America Bus Tour in Washington, D.C., with Wrap-Up Rally and Back-To-School Address

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and senior staff at the Department of Education will wrap up the 2012 back-to-school bus tour with a rally on the plaza at the Department’s headquarters building, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Encourages Students to “Let’s Move!” And Stay Fit During Stop in Richmond, Va, as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-to-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Henderson Middle School in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Sept. 21, to highlight First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign that focuses on confronting and ending childhood obesity.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Encourages Students to “Let’s Move!” And Stay Fit During Stop in Richmond, Va, as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-to-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Henderson Middle School in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Sept. 21, to highlight First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign that focuses on confronting and ending childhood obesity.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Encourages Students to “Let’s Move!” And Stay Fit During Stop in Richmond, Va, as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-to-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Henderson Middle School in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Sept. 21, to highlight First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign that focuses on confronting and ending childhood obesity.

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September 21, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Encourages Students to “Let’s Move!” And Stay Fit During Stop in Richmond, Va, as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-to-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Henderson Middle School in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Sept. 21, to highlight First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign that focuses on confronting and ending childhood obesity.

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