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November 19, 2014

U.S. Education Department Takes School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students to East Lansing, Michigan

The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE), in partnership with the Michigan State University College of Law's Indigenous Law and Policy Center, will conduct the seventh session of the WHIAIANE School Environment Listening Tour on Wednesday, Nov. 19, in East Lansing, Michigan.

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November 19, 2014

Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Take Part in National America Alliance’s Wall Street Summit in New York City

Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH), will give remarks and serve on a panel at the 14th annual National America Alliance’s Wall Street Summit at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Nov.

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November 18, 2014

U.S. Education Department Takes School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students to Oklahoma City

The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE), in partnership with the Oklahoma City Public Schools, will conduct the sixth session of the WHIAIANE School Environment Listening Tour on Tuesday, Nov. 18, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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November 18, 2014

Department to Open Exhibit of VSA International Art Program for Children with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education is hosting an opening for an art exhibit on Tuesday Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. ET from the VSA International Art Program for Children with Disabilities, featuring some 40 works by students from across the globe. The featured artists are from the United States, St.

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November 15, 2014

Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Discuss the Importance of Early Learning at Impact Austin’s Annual Discovery Day

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will deliver remarks at 9:25 a.m. CT on Nov. 15, at Impact Austin’s annual Discovery Day. Doggett will discuss the importance of access to high-quality early learning opportunities for all children to give them a strong start on their path to success in school and in life.

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November 14, 2014

Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Give Keynote Address at the Institute for Student Achievement’s Inaugural Superintendents’ Conference

U.S. Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will give the keynote luncheon address at the Institute for Student Achievement (ISA) conference at 12:15 p.m. ET on Friday, Nov. 14, in Princeton, N.J.

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November 14, 2014

Office of Educational Technology Director Richard Culatta to Give Presentation at Higher Education Video Game Alliance Summit in New York

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET), will give a presentation at the Higher Education Video Game Alliance Summit at the New York University Game Center in Brooklyn on Friday, Nov. 14. His presentation is titled “A Call for Good Games in Education.”

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November 13, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Highlight College and Career-Ready Standards and School Reform during Visit to San Diego School and Policy Forum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to San Diego, California, on Thursday, Nov. 13, to host a roundtable on college- and career-ready standards at Will Angier Elementary School and participate in the Council of Chief State School Officers’ (CCSSO) annual policy forum.

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November 13, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Official to Address National Adult Education Conference in Rhode Island

Johan E. Uvin, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, will address the eighth annual National Conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education Thursday in Warwick, Rhode Island.

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November 13, 2014

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton to Participate in Center for the Study of Social Policy Symposium in Washington, D.C.

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will participate in the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s symposium, “The Future of Evidence.” He will give remarks during a panel discussion that focuses on how the federal government and foundations can better support ways to generate evidence about complex systems and community efforts in order to improve results for disad

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