November 2012

November 28, 2012

Education Secretary Duncan to Deliver Remarks at Foundation for Excellence in Education’s Reform Summit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the Foundation for Excellence in Education’s Reform Summit at 8:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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November 27, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Dallas

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Dallas on Tuesday where he will visit a local high school, hold a press availability with Dallas' mayor and school superintendent and address a business luncheon.

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November 27, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Dallas

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Dallas on Tuesday where he will visit a local high school, hold a press availability with Dallas' mayor and school superintendent and address a business luncheon.

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November 19, 2012

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Discuss the Role of Community Colleges in Educating Our Nation's Future Workforce

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will give opening remarks at the Alabama Community College Association's (ACCA) annual conference, "Educating for Success," on Monday, Nov. 19, in Birmingham, Ala. Kanter will participate in a twenty-minute question-and-answer session following her remarks.

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November 19, 2012

U.S. Department of Education to Host Correctional Education Summit on Monday in Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Department of Education will host a Correctional Education Summit on Monday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. ET at the Department's headquarters in Washington, D.C. Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will deliver opening remarks.

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November 16, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary to Give Remarks at the Council of Chief State School Officers Annual Policy Forum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the 2012 Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Policy Forum on Friday, Nov. 16, in Savannah, Ga. He will discuss the Department’s flexibility program from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and other parts of the Obama administration’s school reform agenda. A question-and-answer session will follow.

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November 15, 2012

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Deliver Remarks Honoring Professors of The Year at Awards Luncheon in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver keynote remarks at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Awards Luncheon honoring U.S. "Professors of the Year" on Thursday, Nov.

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November 15, 2012

Space Station Astronauts Connect Live with Students and Administration Officials as Part of International Education Week

In conjunction with International Education Week (IEW), on Thursday, Nov. 15, the U.S. Department of Education, NASA, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) will host a live chat for students with astronauts, Suni Williams and Kevin Ford, who are on board the International Space Station.

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November 14, 2012

U.S. Education Official to Address Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation

Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will address the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation Wednesday, Nov. 14, in San Diego. Yudin will discuss transitioning from high school to college and career for students with disabilities.

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November 13, 2012

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach to Discuss College Affordability at Hope Global Financial Dignity Summit

John White, deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will discuss the Obama administration’s efforts to increase financial literacy and reduce the financial barriers to postsecondary education next week at the Hope Global Financial Dignity Summit in Atlanta.

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November 13, 2012

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach to Discuss College Affordability at Hope Global Financial Dignity Summit

John White, deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will discuss the Obama administration’s efforts to increase financial literacy and reduce the financial barriers to postsecondary education next week at the Hope Global Financial Dignity Summit in Atlanta.

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November 13, 2012

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

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will honor the nation’s 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 12:30 p.m. ET, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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November 13, 2012

Office for Civil Rights to Conduct Community Meeting on Civil Rights Obligations Concerning Discipline in Sugar Land, Texas

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will hold a community meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at the Fort Bend Independent School District Administrative Annex Building in Sugar Land, Texas.

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November 09, 2012

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Address Ohio Teaching and Learning Conference

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver remarks to the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education's 2012 Teaching and Learning Conference Friday, Nov. 9, in Dayton, Ohio.

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November 08, 2012

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Discuss Education and the Economy at the National Conference on Effective Transition in Adult Education

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will discuss education and the economy during her keynote remarks at the National Conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education on Thursday, Nov.

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November 08, 2012

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Give Opening Remarks at Western Kentucky University's Conference on Education and Community Involvement

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will give opening remarks at the Kentucky Engagement Conference on Thursday, Nov. 8, in Bowling Green, Ky. She will discuss the Obama administration's civic learning agenda and some of the U.S. Department of Education's recent civic learning accomplishments.

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