August 2013

August 27, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Address Civil Rights, Progress Toward Equal Education for All

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver keynote remarks at a "50 Years of Struggle: Youth Driving Economics, Education and Social Change" virtual education panel Tuesday in Washington.

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August 22, 2013

U.S. Department of Education to Visit Schools in Southeastern Wisconsin on the Next Leg of ‘Education Built to Last’ Facilities Best Practices Tour

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Sue Swenson and ED-Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken will visit schools in southeastern Wisconsin on Thursday-Friday, Aug. 22-23 on the next leg of the 'Education Built To Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour.

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August 22, 2013

U.S. Department of Education to Visit Schools in Southeastern Wisconsin on the Next Leg of ‘Education Built to Last’ Facilities Best Practices Tour

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Sue Swenson and ED-Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken will visit schools in southeastern Wisconsin on Thursday-Friday, Aug. 22-23 on the next leg of the 'Education Built To Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour.

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August 20, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official Michael Yudin to Discuss Inclusion, Equity and Opportunity for Children with Disabilities at PACER Event

Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), will give remarks and meet with stakeholders at a Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER) Center event in Bloomington, Minn., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

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August 20, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Participate in Event at Santa Fe College in Gainesville

Under Secretary Martha Kanter will deliver remarks and participate in a conversation with Santa Fe President Jackson Sasser, faculty and staff, on the subject "Technology Democratizes Higher Education" at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, in Gainesville, Fla.

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August 15, 2013

Senior U.S. Department of Education Officials to Hold Roundtable Discussion in Chicago on Family and Community Engagement in Education

The U.S. Department of Education and the office of Mayor Rahm Emanuel will hold a roundtable discussion, "Together for Tomorrow: A Discussion on Family and Community Engagement in Education," on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 1 p.m. at the Chicago Cultural Center.

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August 13, 2013

U.S. Department Of Education to Visit Schools in New York And New Jersey on the Next Leg of 'Education Built To Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour

Senior officials from the U.S. Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will visit four ED-Green Ribbon Schools in New York and New Jersey on Wednesday, Aug. 13 to see and discuss ways that school facilities can enhance the conditions of learning.

August 13, 2013

U.S. Department of Education & EPA Officials to Visit Schools in New York, New Jersey on Next Leg of ‘Education Built to Last’ Facilities Best Practices Tour

Senior officials from the U.S. Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will visit four ED-Green Ribbon Schools in New York and New Jersey on Tuesday, Aug. 13 to see and discuss ways that school facilities can enhance the conditions of learning.

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August 08, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan, Interior Secretary Jewell to Visit Wyoming, Spotlight Education, Tribal Issues

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will travel to Wyoming tomorrow for a series of events to highlight the importance of education, including a roundtable discussion with local tribal leaders and two school visits.

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August 08, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan, Interior Secretary Jewell to Visit Wyoming, Spotlight Education, Tribal Issues

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will travel to Wyoming tomorrow for a series of events to highlight the importance of education, including a roundtable discussion with local tribal leaders and two school visits.

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August 08, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan, Interior Secretary Jewell to Visit Wyoming, Spotlight Education, Tribal Issues

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will travel to Wyoming tomorrow for a series of events to highlight the importance of education, including a roundtable discussion with local tribal leaders and two school visits.

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August 07, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Officials to Participate in Listening Session for ED Tech Start-up Ideas

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology and Nadya Dabby, acting assistant deputy secretary in the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will help conduct a listening session with educational technology start-ups at 1776 on Wednesday, Aug. 7 in Washington, D.C.

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August 07, 2013

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Address SHEEO Higher Education Policy Conference

Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will give remarks at the annual State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) Higher Education Policy Conference at 1:00 p.m. on Wed., August 7, in Orlando, Fla.

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August 07, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Lead Panel Discussion on College and Career Readiness at Progressive National Baptist Convention

The Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will lead a panel discussion on college and career readiness at the 52nd annual Progressive National Convention on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Mich.

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August 06, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Concludes Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Summer Series with HGTV’s “Property Brothers” at the National Building Museum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host the fifth and final Let's Read! Let"s Move event of 2013 on Tues., Aug. 6, at 11:30 a.m., at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.

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August 06, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary to Give Remarks at USAID Education Summit in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Education Summit—“State of the Field, State of the Art”—at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, in Washington, D.C.

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