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September 05, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Participate in Event in Washington, D.C., Encouraging Young People to Consider Careers in Teaching

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Participant Media and Roadtrip Nation in support of the TEACH Roadtrip, a new campaign encouraging young people to consider a career in teaching, on Friday, Sept. 5, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Duncan will participate in a panel discussion with students.

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September 04, 2014

Federal Health and Education Officials to visit South Florida on Second Leg of Annual Green Strides Best Practices Tour – ‘Healthy Schools, High-Achieving Students’

U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken and Richard Hartley, senior program specialist, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), accompanied by numerous state and local officials, will visit five schools and two district education partners during listening sessions in South Florida Sept.

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September 03, 2014

President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Hold Fall Public Meeting in San Antonio

The Fall Public Meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics will be held Tuesday, Sept. 3 beginning at 9 a.m. CT on the campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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August 27, 2014

Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Host Town Hall on the Value of Arts in Education in Concord, California

Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH), will host a town hall, titled “The Value of Arts Education: A Conversation with Students and Parents,” at 10:45 a.m. PT on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at Meadow Homes Elementary School in Concord, California.

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August 25, 2014

Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Discuss Early Learning in Keynote Remarks at National League of Cities Community Conversation in Kansas City, Missouri

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will deliver keynote remarks at the National League of Cities (NLC) Talk, Read, Play, Everyday Community Conversation in Kansas City, Missouri, on Monday, Aug. 25 at 10:15 a.m. CT.

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August 21, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Participate in Panel Discussion with Educators and Discuss Steps to Help in the Transition to New Standards and Assessments

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks and participate in a panel discussion with local educators on Thursday, Aug. 21, at Jefferson Academy Middle School in Washington, D.C.

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August 21, 2014

Deputy Assistant Secretary to Give Keynote Remarks at Head Start Pre-Service Event in San Antonio

Libby Doggett, deputy assistant secretary for policy and early learning at the U.S. Department of Education, will give the keynote address at the city of San Antonio’s 2014-15 Head Start Pre-Service event at 11:15 a.m. CT on Thursday, Aug. 21, in San Antonio, Texas.

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August 21, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Deliver Opening Remarks at 50th Anniversary of the Federal TRIO Programs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver keynote remarks at a symposium to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday in Washington, D.C.

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August 20, 2014

U.S. Assistant Education Secretary Deb Delisle to Speak at National Council of State Legislators Annual Legislative Summit in Minneapolis

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will discuss the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) flexibility waiver extensions, renewals and implementation at the National Council of State Legislators (NCSL) Annual Legislative Summit on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 10:30 a.m. CT.

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