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September 14, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Visit New York City to Announce 2014 Broad Prize and Kick Off American Graduate Day

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will present the 2014 Broad Prize for Urban Education on Monday, Sept. 22, at the Time Warner Center in New York City. There are two finalists chosen for this year's event: Gwinnett County Public Schools (Georgia) and Orange County Public Schools (Florida).

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September 19, 2014

Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans to Participate in Town Hall that Addresses How African-American Men are Portrayed in the Media

David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, will participate in a town hall meeting addressing how African-American men are portrayed in the media. The town hall—“RECLAIM: Changing the Narrative of Black Men in the Media”—will take place on Friday, Sept.

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September 19, 2014

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Keynote Opening of 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Exhibit

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will deliver keynote remarks at the opening of the exhibit of art works by winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, on Friday, Sept. 19, at the U.S. Department of Education headquarters building in Washington, D.C.

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September 18, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director to Participate in Event on Empowering Hispanics for STEM Careers

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director Alejandra Ceja will participate in a panel discussion on the need to increase access to STEM courses for Hispanic students on Thursday, Sept. 18, in Washington, D.C.

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September 18, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Visit Boston Area Thursday-Friday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Boston area Thursday and Friday for events aimed at showcasing promising educational approaches and promoting excellence for all students.

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September 18, 2014

Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Address Howard University Student Association Conference “Democracy in Action”

Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will give remarks at the Howard University Student Association’s (HUSA) 2014 HBCU conference at 10:15 a.m. ET on Thursday, Sept. 18, in Washington, D.C.

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September 17, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Discuss the Importance of Early Learning in Building a Strong Foundation for Children's Future

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks on Wednesday, Sept. 17, during the Strong Start for Children event, starting at 9:30 a.m. ET in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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September 17, 2014

U.S. Deputy Education Secretary Shelton to Address Opening Session of Social Innovation Fund Conference

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will address the opening plenary session and town hall meeting of the Social Innovation Fund’s annual grantee conference Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

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September 15, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Official to Address University of Central Florida's Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Luncheon

Marco Davis, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will address the University of Central Florida's Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Luncheon Monday at the university's main campus in Orlando, Florida.

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