Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Serve as Panelist at Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s Summit for Leaders in Advancement
Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will serve on a panel titled, “The Challenges We Face … The Mission We Share” at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, July 13, at the New York Marriott Marquis.
U.S. Education Secretary Duncan, Philadelphia Mayor Nutter, Rep. Fattah to Hold Roundtable Discussion on President’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative
Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Deliver Remarks at 2014 NAESP Best Practices for Better Schools National Conference
Deb Delisle, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, will deliver remarks at the opening general session of the 2014 National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Best Practices for Better Schools conference on Thursday, July 10, in Nashville, Tennessee. After welcoming the group, Delisle will provide updates on the Department’s preschool-12 work.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Discuss Equity Issues and Partnerships at National Academy Foundation’s NEXT Conference
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will give keynote remarks at the National Academy Foundation’s NEXT annual conference at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, in Washington, D.C. A Q-and-A session will follow his remarks.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss the results of an international assessment on student financial literacy Wednesday at a conference hosted by George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans to Serve on Panel at National Action Network’s Policy and Legislative Conference
David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), will participate on a panel at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Education Policy Forum at 10:30 a.m.
U.S. Secretary of Education To Kick Off Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Series with a Field Trip to the National Museum of the American Indian
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is kicking off the first 2014 Let's Read! Let's Move! event with a field trip in his neighborhood to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) on Wednesday, July 9 at 11:30 a.m.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will host a roundtable discussion with teachers and principals from around the country on Monday, July 7 to hear about their experiences and how to incorporate promising practices to support educators in high-need schools. The event will address the importance of providing all students access to great educators.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and New York Times’ David Leonhardt to Discuss Wide Range of Education Issues at Aspen Ideas Festival
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will participate in a Q-and-A with New York Times (NYT) editor David Leonhardt at 2:40 p.m. MT, Wednesday, July 2, at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado.
1960s Freedom Riders to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act of 1964 with Civil Rights Bus Ride
A half-century ago, courageous civil rights activists rode Greyhound and Trailways buses into the segregated South, enduring brutal beatings by the Ku Klux Klan, fire bombings and the wrath of Birmingham (Alabama) Public Safety Commissioner Eugene “Bull” Connor. They came to be known as “Freedom Riders.”