February 2013

February 08, 2013

U.S. Education Official to Give Opening Remarks at Inclusive Education Conference in Denver

Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will give opening remarks at the 2013 PEAK Parent Center Inclusive Education Conference on Friday, Feb., 8 in Denver.

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February 07, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Testify Before Senate Committee Thursday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will testify Thursday, Feb. 7, before the U.S.

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February 07, 2013

Senior Education Official to Address Wisconsin Act State Organization’s 2013 Annual Conference in Middleton

Greg Darnieder, senior advisor on college access to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will give remarks at the Wisconsin ACT State Organization’s annual conference at 2:00 p.m. CT, on Thursday, Feb.

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February 06, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Participate in Digital Learning Day, Spotlighting Educational Technology at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will take part in the Alliance for Excellent Education's second Digital Learning Day, which celebrates teachers and spotlights successful instructional technology practices in classrooms across the country. Duncan will join Bob Wise, former governor of West Virginia, and Rep.

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February 07, 2013

U.S. Department of Education to Host Discussion on Federal Agencies’ Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of School-Aged Youths

The U.S. Department of Education, in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security, is hosting a discussion on the work of federal agencies to combat human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of American school-aged youths.

February 05, 2013

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Address Illinois Board of Higher Education

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will highlight the Obama administration’s key initiatives to increase educational attainment and close the achievement gap in remarks to the Illinois Board of Higher Education at 1:45 p.m. CT, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.

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February 04, 2013

Education Secretary Duncan Joins College Presidents, Mayors, Students to Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join college presidents from across the country today at a press conference to call for an end to gun violence. They will also be joined by leaders from the United States Student Association (USSA), International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) and Mayors Against Illegal Guns to endorse common-sense gun reforms.

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February 04, 2013

U.S. Education Department Officials to Address 'Gear Up' Conference on Access to a College Education

Officials from the U.S. Department of Education will address the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships' GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop on Monday, Feb. 4, in Las Vegas.

February 04, 2013

U.S. Education Department Officials to Address 'Gear Up' Conference on Access to a College Education

Officials from the U.S. Department of Education will address the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships' GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop on Monday, Feb. 4, in Las Vegas.

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