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August 06, 2010

Press Conference Call with Secretary Duncan 1 p.m. Friday on $650 Million Investing in Innovation (i3) Grants

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call with reporters at 1 p.m. ET Friday to discuss the $650 million in grants that the Education Department is awarding through the Investing in Innovation (i3) program.

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August 05, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Participate in a Tribal Listening and Learning Event in North Carolina

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the Department's commitment to improving educational opportunities and resources for Native students at an all-day Tribal Leader Listening and Learning session, beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 5, in Pembroke, North Carolina.

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August 03, 2010

Administration Officials, Members of Congress and Musical Artist Join Education Secretary Arne Duncan for Last of the Let’s Read. Let’s Move. Summer Enrichment Series

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be joined by U.S. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, U.S. Rep. James P. Moran, National Endowment for the Arts CEO Rocco Landesman, Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Patrick Corvington, and musical artist Cat Power on Tuesday, August 3 at noon for the last event of the Department of Education’s Let’s Read. Let’s Move.

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August 03, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius to Speak at Early Childhood 2010: Innovation for the Next Generation Meeting on Tuesday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will deliver opening remarks at the Early Childhood 2010: Innovation for the Next Generation meeting on Tuesday at the Hilton Washington in Washington, D.C.

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August 03, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Address National Special Education Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address a national special education conference Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. Duncan will speak to about 250 parent training program grant recipients attending the 2010 OSEP Leadership Mega Conference. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs.

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August 03, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Address Annual Convention of National Association of University Women

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Carl Harris will give welcoming remarks at the Centennial Convention of the National Association of University Women (NAUW) Tuesday, August 3 in Washington, D.C. Harris will talk about the importance of community partnerships in working to improve the educational outcomes of youth.

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August 02, 2010

Deputy Assistant Secretary to Deliver Remarks at Kansas Association of Career and Technical Education Summer Conference

Glenn Cummings, deputy assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, will discuss the Department’s emphasis on ensuring that students are college and career ready, as well as the importance of career and technical education, at the opening session of the Kansas Association of Career and Technical Education Summer Conference. He will deliver remarks at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Aug.

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July 31, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Keynote Luncheon at National Association of Black Journalists Conference

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, will keynote the Newsmakers Luncheon at the 35th annual National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) conference at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 31, in San Diego.

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August 02, 2010

Secretary Duncan, Senior Education Officials to Address National Special Education 'Mega Conference'

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan along with senior members of his leadership team will address a national special education forum bringing together more than 700 people involved with educating America's 6.7 million students with disabilities. Also appearing will be White House Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy Kareem Dale.

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July 30, 2010

Actor Quinton Aaron, Rep. Jim Langevin, and President’s Special Assistant Kareem Dale Join Education Secretary Arne Duncan for Let’s Read. Let’s Move. Summer Enrichment Series

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be joined by actor Quinton Aaron; Kareem Dale, special assistant to the President on disability policy and Rep Jim Langevin of Rhode Island for the Department of Education’s Let’s Read. Let’s Move. summer enrichment series on Friday, July 30 from noon– 1:30 p.m. at the U.S.

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