Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and NEA President Dennis Van Roekel to Visit Prince George’s County Middle School Implementing School Turnaround Model
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join National Education Association President, Dennis Van Roekel, for a classroom visit, turnaround roundtable discussion and press availability at G. James Gholson Middle School on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. in Landover, Md. G. James Gholson is one of four schools in Prince George's County, using a U.S.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give the keynote luncheon address at the Foundation for Excellence in Education's National Summit on Education Reform at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the Mandarin Hotel in Washington, D.C. Duncan will discuss the need for bipartisan cooperation to advance education reform. A question and answer session will follow his remarks.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and other public figures will deliver remarks at the release of a report from America's Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises and Johns Hopkins University's Everyone Graduates Center entitled, "Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic."
Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Visit North Carolina to Meet with American Indian Students, Parents, Education Officials, Tribal Leaders
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will visit North Carolina Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, to meet with American Indian students, parents, education officials and tribal leaders. They will discuss education challenges facing American Indian students—from a rural to an urban perspective.
Three top U.S. Department of Education officials will kick off the 2010 Federal Student Aid (FSA) annual conference when they present opening remarks at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 30, at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Under Secretary of Education to Address Civic Engagement, 2020 Completion Goal at MDCC Presidents Convening
Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will speak at the Maryland Campus Compact (MDCC) 2010 Presidents Convening in Owing Mills, Md., on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 12:40 p.m.
As part of International Education Week activities, astronauts from the orbiting International Space Station will converse Tuesday with students from two Washington, D.C., middle schools about living and working in space.
CONNECTICUT, Hartford—Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will address the importance of creating safe, supportive school environments at the Connecticut Bullying Forum at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 22, at the Connecticut State Capitol.
Assistant Secretary to Deliver Keynote as Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference in Indianapolis
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will deliver the keynote address for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Research Conference at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, in Indianapolis, Ind. The event, which runs from Nov. 17-20, will be held at the Marriott Downtown.
Washington Today, Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 2:20 pm ET, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call on the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act), which will play an important part in the Administration's efforts to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020, making America more competi