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May 20, 2014

Senior Education Official to Deliver Remarks at National Asian American and Pacific Islander Prayer Breakfast

Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will deliver remarks at the 2014 National Asian American and Pacific Islander Prayer Breakfast Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

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May 20, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Visit Nashville, Tennessee, to Host Town Hall on Race to the Top, Give Remarks at EWA National Conference and Participate in Teacher Preparation Roundtable

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday, May 20, for a series of events. First, he will visit Brick Church College Prep and hold a town hall with Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, students, parents, educators and local leaders.

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May 17, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Official Jamienne Studley to Deliver College of Education Commencement Address at California State University, Dominguez Hills

Jamienne Studley, U.S. deputy under secretary of education, will deliver the commencement address at the College of Education graduation ceremonies Saturday at California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California.

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May 19, 2014

Federal Agencies Team Up to Nab Next Generation of Female STEM Rock Stars

The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Energy are hosting a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Mentoring Café on Monday, May 19, from 4:30−6 p.m. in the auditorium of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Education Building in Washington, D.C.

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May 17, 2014

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon to Keynote Luncheon at National Magnet Schools of America Conference

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will give the keynote address at the luncheon for the National Magnet Schools of America (MSA) Conference on Saturday, May 17, in Hartford, Connecticut. Lhamon’s remarks will focus on the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v.

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May 17, 2014

Senior Official to Participate in Event Commemorating 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will join a coalition of parents, teachers, clergy members and community leaders on Saturday, May 17, at John Philip Sousa Middle School in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.

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May 14, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Host Roundtable on Supporting Students of Color

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) and in collaboration with the White House Initiatives on American Indian and Alaska Native and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will hold the first in a series

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May 14, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Deliver Arizona State Commencement Address

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Arizona Wednesday where he will deliver the commencement address at Arizona State University and hold a roundtable discussion with Phoenix-area school principals.

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May 08, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Schools in Longmont, Denver and Falcon to Highlight STEM, Race to the Top, and Innovative Principal and Teacher Leadership Programs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Longmont, Denver and Falcon, Colo., on Thursday and Friday, May 8-9, for several events that highlight excellence in education, teacher and principal leadership, and the importance of community involvement in our schools.

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