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April 03, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on HBCUs Ivory Toldson to Participate at American Education Research Association’s Annual Conference

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will participate in two events at the annual conference of the American Education Research Association (AERA) in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 3, 2013.

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April 04, 2014

Department of Education Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month Featuring Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz with Performances and Democracy Lesson

In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, the Education Department’s Student Art Exhibit Program will host its second annual jazz program, featuring J.B. Dyas, vice president for education and curriculum development at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, Newark’s Arts High School Jazz Combo and jazz recording artist Terell Stafford.

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April 01, 2014

Spring Public Meeting of President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to be Held at Miami Dade College

The Spring Public Meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. ET on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Fla.

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March 31, 2014

Deputy Assistant Education Secretary Libby Doggett to Speak at The Dallas Foundation’s Early Education Series-KIDS COUNT Event

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will speak at the Dallas Foundation’s Early Education Series-KIDS COUNT event at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas, on Monday, March 31, 2014.

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March 29, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Join Florida Community Organizations to Help Latinos Enroll in Affordable Health Care Plans

Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will join several Florida community organizations in a bilingual community event in Tampa, Fla., to help Latinos learn about and enroll in quality health care plans available under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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March 29, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Deputy Director Marco Davis to Give Remarks at Third Annual Color of Leadership Conference: A Male Perspective

Deputy Director Marco Davis of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will give keynote remarks at the Third Annual Color of Leadership Conference: A Male Perspective on Saturday, March 29, in Arlington, Va.

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March 30, 2014

Hawaii Marks 50 States Visited for U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Hawaii Sunday-Monday, where he will recognize the state's progress in education, as well as learn about issues of concern to students, parents, educators and policymakers. The Hawaii visit will mark the 50th state Duncan has visited as Secretary since taking office in 2009.

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March 27, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Launches National Policy in Action Forums

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) launches its 2014 National Policy in Action Forums with the National Forum on Integrated Student Supports (ISS) in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 27.

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March 28, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Ebony Magazine Kick Off Series of Education Summits at Morehouse College

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with Ebony magazine, will hold the first in a series of education summits across the country on improving the educational outcomes of African American students and better preparing them for college and careers.

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March 27, 2014

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Address Career and Technical Education Administrators’ Annual Leadership Conference in Albany, N.Y.

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will give keynote remarks at the annual leadership conference of the Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators at 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 27, in Albany, N.Y. A question and answer session will follow her remarks.

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