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November 19, 2013

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 286 schools as the 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools at a recognition ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 12:30 p.m. EDT at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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November 19, 2013

Department to Host VSA Student Art Exhibit and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony With Performances in Celebration of International Education Week

Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Director of International Affairs Maureen McLaughlin and Director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Melody Musgrove will give keynote remarks at the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of an art exhibit featuring students from around the world at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov.

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November 15, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Join Congressman Cantor in Higher Education Roundtable in Richmond

This Friday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to the University of Richmond where he will join Congressman Eric Cantor (VA-7) and a panel of local education leaders and students for a roundtable discussion on the importance of making the cost of college more transparent for students and families.

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November 15, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to Host Open Forum at University of Northern Iowa on the Administration’s Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability Sen. Tom Harkin to Give Opening Remarks at the Forum

On Friday, Nov. 15, Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will host the third of four open forums being held in November to gather public input on the administration's proposals to address college value and affordability. U.S. Sen.

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November 15, 2013

Senior Education Officials to Participate in National League of Cities’ Biennial Summit

The Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and Michael Robbins, senior advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships, will deliver keynote remarks at the National League of Cities’ Biennial conference on Friday, Nov. 15 in Seattle, Wash.

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November 14, 2013

Special Advisor on College Access to Address Illinois Council of Community College Administrators’ Conference

Greg Darnieder, special advisor to the Secretary on College Access, will give the keynote address at the annual conference of the Illinois Council of Community College Administrators (ICCCA) at 9 a.m. CST on Thursday, Nov. 14, in Springfield, Ill.

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November 14, 2013

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Address Adult Education Conference in Warwick, R.I.

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier, who heads the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will address the National College Transition Network's seventh annual

November 14, 2013

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary Catherine Lhamon to Address Education Law Association Conference in Suburban Denver

Catherine E. Lhamon, assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education, will address the annual conference of the Education Law Association Thursday in Westminster, Colo.

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November 13, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Join Sen. Harkin, Rep. Miller, Rep. Hanna and Actress Jennifer Garner to Unveil Bipartisan Proposal to Expand Access to High-Quality Early Education Programs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Sen. Tom Harkin, Rep. George Miller, Rep. Richard Hanna and Save the Children Artist Ambassador Jennifer Garner on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 10:45 a.m. at the Senate visitor Center to unveil a bipartisan proposal that would expand high-quality, early-childhood education for children from birth to age five.

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November 13, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Host Open Forum at George Mason University (GMU) on the Administration’s Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give opening remarks at the second of four open forums being held in November to gather public input on the Administration's proposals to address college value and affordability.

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