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November 20, 2010

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.

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November 18, 2010

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Hold Call on DREAM Act

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

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November 19, 2010

Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Give Remarks at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Dr. Alexa Posny will give remarks at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 2010 Annual Convention on Friday, Nov. 19 in Philadelphia, Pa. Posny will discuss the goals of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services and how they relate to the field of speech-language pathology.

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November 19, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Address Hispanic Education Issues at 2010 State of Latinos in Education Summit

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will serve as a panel speaker at the 2010 State of Latinos in Education Summit in Washington, D.C. Ochoa will speak from 9-9:30 a.m.

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November 18, 2010

U. S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Improving Achievement for English Language Learners at American Institutes for Research Symposium

The U.S. Department of Education’s Director of the Office of Special Education Programs, Melody Musgrove, will participate in a panel discussion at the American Institutes for Research (AIR)-English Language Learners Center symposium, which will focus on connecting research, practice and policy to improve achievement for English Language Learners.

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November 18, 2010

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan and Maryland Gov. O’Malley Join NEA President Van Roekel in Celebrating Teachers During American Education Week

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will join the National Education Association (NEA) President Dennis Van Roekel in celebrating teachers during American Education Week. They will visit Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Md., on Thursday, Nov.

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November 18, 2010

Secretary Duncan, Assistant Secretary Posny to Address 35th Anniversary Celebration of Special Education Law

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address a celebration recognizing the 35th anniversary of the law now known as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) -- the landmark civil rights measure which today provides America's 6.6 million children and youth with disabilities with the right to a free appropriate public education.

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November 18, 2010

Assistant Secretary to give Remarks at the High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program 2010 National Conference

PHILADELPHIA—U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will give remarks at the High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program 2010 National Conference at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in Philadelphia.

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November 17, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Discuss Ways to Boost Educational Productivity and Efficiency at American Enterprise Institute Forum

On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will speak at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, for a forum entitled “Bang for the Buck in Schooling: A Conversation with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.” Following opening remarks, the Secretary will be joined by Superintendent Shawn A.

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November 17, 2010

Assistant Secretary Meléndez to Address Philadelphia Migrant Education Events

Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education at the U.S. Department of Education, will deliver remarks at two events regarding migrant education -- both being held Wednesday at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center, 17th & Race streets in Philadelphia.

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