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July 29, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez to Highlight Importance of Job-Driven Training in Toledo, Ohio

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will travel Tuesday to Toledo, Ohio, to spotlight successful training programs that will help students compete for jobs in a challenging 21st century economy.

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July 24, 2014

Deputy Education Secretary and Other Senior Officials to Participate in National Urban League Conference in Cincinnati

Deputy Education Secretary Jim Shelton, along with other senior officials, will participate in the 2014 National Urban League annual conference in Cincinnati. Shelton will give remarks at a town hall titled “Engage to Achieve” on Friday, July 25, at 8:15 a.m.

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July 23, 2014

U.S. Department of Education’s Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Series Goes to Space: Students’ Futures Take Flight as They Learn and Train like Astronauts with Celebrity Guests at the National Air and Space Museum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum for another 2014 Let's Read! Let's Move! field trip in his neighborhood, which is part of a broader initiative to engage youth in summer learning and physical activity. Duncan will join the museum’s Chief Curator Peter L. Jakab, U.S.

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July 23, 2014

Department to Host Ribbon-cutting Ceremony at Student Art Exhibit Opening

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) will present Museums: pARTners in Learning, with a program and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Department’s headquarters at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 23.

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July 20, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Discuss College Affordability at NAACP Annual Convention in Las Vegas

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will participate in a panel discussion at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) annual convention in Las Vegas on Sunday, July 20.

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July 22, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Honor U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awardees

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Acting Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Mike Boots, and Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce Mark Schaefer will honor the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awardees at 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday, July 22, at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C.

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July 17, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Give Keynote Address at Hispanic National Bar Foundation Annual Awards Dinner

Marco Davis, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH), will give the keynote address at the Hispanic National Bar Foundation Annual Awards Dinner at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, in Washington, D.C.

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July 15, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Give Remarks at Justice Department and Howard University Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act of 1964

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Attorney General Eric Holder and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to give remarks commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at an event co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Howard University at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 15, in Washington, D.C.

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July 12, 2014

Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell to Give Remarks at Western Governors University Commencement Ceremony

U.S. Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will give the keynote address at Western Governors University's (WGU) commencement ceremony at 10:30 a.m. MT on Saturday, July 12, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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