Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary for policy and state technical assistance at the U.S. Education Department, will participate in a panel discussion on education and innovation as part of the 2010 Marshall Forum on Transatlantic Affairs Friday at Hillside New Tech High School in Durham, N.C.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan Participates in Back to School with the Historymakers, Joins Rev. Al Sharpton and Roger Wilkins for a Visit to Dorothy I. Height Community Academy Public Charter School
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Rev. Al Sharpton and Pulitzer prize-winning author, distinguished professor and journalist Roger Wilkins will visit Dorothy I. Height Community Academy Public Charter School on Friday, Sept. 17 as part of the "Back-to-School With The HistoryMakers" initiative. A Dorothy I.
Education Secretary Duncan, other Education Department Officials, to participate in Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 40th Annual Legislative Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali and John Wilson, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will participate in several sessions during the Congressional Black Caucus’ 40th Annual Legislative Conference Sept. 16-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Meet with Race to the Top Grantees, Discuss their Reform Efforts
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a session of the first Race to the Top grantee meeting from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. on September 16, 2010, in Washington, DC. Secretary Duncan will offer his perspective of the work ahead, answer key questions about Race to the Top, and briefly meet with participants from each grantee state.
U.S. Department of Education and National Institute on Drug Abuse Launch New Drug Awareness Campaign
How much do you really know about drugs? An Education Policy Briefing, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, will let you test your knowledge at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, in the Department’s Barnard Auditorium. The Department has teamed up with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to help launch National Drug Facts Week, Nov. 8-14.
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will give the keynote address at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Hispanic Heritage Month observance ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, in USDA’s Jefferson Auditorium.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Hold National Youth Listening Session in Albuquerque, New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education’s director of community outreach, will visit Albuquerque, N.M. on Thursday, Sept. 16, to host a National Youth Listening Session on college access and completion.
Department Official to Serve as Panelist on The Week Magazine's Discussion on How to Best Prepare America's Future Workforce
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII), will serve as a panelist on The WEEK Magazine's Leadership Panel on preparing American's children to compete in a global marketplace Thursday, Sept. 16 at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Deputy Assistant Secretary to Highlight President's Higher Education Goals at Northern Michigan University's United 2010 Conference
Frank Chong, deputy assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give keynote remarks at Northern Michigan University’s UNITED 2010 Conference Tuesday, Sept. 14 in Marquette, Mich. Chong will provide an overview of the President’s national goal of leading the world in college completion by 2020.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will attend President Obama's second annual Back-to-School Speech at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday at the Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia. The president's Back-to-School Speech is an opportunity to speak directly to students across the country.