U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Give Remarks at National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the opening plenary session of the National HBCU Week Conference at 8:30 a.m., on Thursday, Sept. 26, in Washington, D.C. He will discuss the enduring and the evolving role of HBCUs, as well as the need for HBCUs to be centers of innovation, entrepreneurship, STEM and international education.
Senior Official to Participate in Cradle to Career Network Convening to Highlight Importance of Community Partnerships in Education Reform
Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in a panel discussion at Strive Network’s Cradle to Career Network Convening in Dallas on Thursday, Sept. 26.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in an event to raise awareness of the impact of food insecurity on learning on Thursday, Sept. 26, on the plaza at the U.S. Department of Education’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will help celebrate the 40th anniversary of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 on Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event will highlight the importance of Section 504 by engaging students with disabilities to hear about the impact the law has had on their lives.
U.S. Education Secretary to Give Remarks at the Third Annual National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will give remarks at the third annual National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence, hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), on Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Va.
Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Discuss Closing the Achievement Gap at Symposium in San Jose
Executive Director Alejandra Ceja will give remarks at the SJ/SV 2020 Symposium titled "Closing the Achievement Gap" on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8:30 a.m., in San Jose. She will discuss the next steps in improving the academic achievement of Latino students.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will present the 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. During his presentation of the Broad Prize, Duncan will give brief remarks commending school districts that are pursuing district-wide reforms to improve public education.
U.S. Department of Education to Visit Schools in Nation’s Capital on Final Leg of 'Education Built to Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour
ED-Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken will be joined by several other senior Department officials to visit three honored green ribbon schools in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 25 on the final leg of the 'Education Built To Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in the third annual President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge national gathering at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. During the gathering, Duncan will discuss the challenge, its successes and the Administration’s commitment to interfaith service work in higher education.
Senior U.S. Education Official to Hold Town Hall on Education at Georgia State University, Visit High School
Massie Ritsch, acting assistant secretary for communications and outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will travel to Atlanta Monday where he will tour a local high school and hold a town hall on education reform at Georgia State University.