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December 04, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Give Opening Remarks at White House College Opportunity Day of Action

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give opening remarks at the second College Opportunity Day of Action at 9 a.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 4, in Washington, D.C.

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December 03, 2014

Senior Education Official to Deliver Opening Remarks at Event Honoring Organizations That Help Students Graduate High School College- and Career-Ready

Assistant Deputy Secretary Nadya Chinoy Dabby will deliver opening remarks today at an event in Washington, D.C., to honor organizations that help students graduate from high school ready for college or a career. The event is being hosted by DC Promise Neighborhood (DCPNI) and AT&T.

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December 03, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Participate in Politico “What Works” Summit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join mayors from around the country to discuss their role in helping to advance high-quality education, especially for the neediest children at Politico’s “What Works” Summit in Washington, D.C.

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December 02, 2014

Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans to Keynote Askwith Forum at Harvard Graduate School of Education

David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), will be the guest speaker at an Askwith Forum hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) at 5:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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December 02, 2014

Under Secretary Ted Mitchell to Visit Atlanta to Address Financial Aid Professionals and Conduct Student Roundtable

U.S. Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will travel to Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday, Dec. 2, where he will spotlight efforts to make college more accessible and affordable and conduct a student roundtable to hear directly from students about their college experience.

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November 24, 2014

U.S. Education Department Takes School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students to Seattle, Washington

The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE), in partnership with the United Indians of All Tribes Foundation (UIATF), the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, the Seattle Indian Health Board and the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, will conduct the final session of the WHIAIANE School Environment Listening Tour

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November 21, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Attend Swearing-in Ceremony for National Assessment Governing Board Members

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will speak at a swearing-in ceremony for new and re-appointed members of the National Assessment Governing Board in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. ET. The board oversees the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), known to many as the Nation's Report Card.

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November 21, 2014

U.S. Education Department Takes School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students to Tulsa, Oklahoma

The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE), in partnership with the Tulsa Public schools, will conduct the eighth session of the WHIAIANE School Environment Listening Tour on Friday, Nov. 21, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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November 20, 2014

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Host Roundtable in Boston with Northeastern University Students

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell will host a roundtable with students at Northeastern University in Boston at noon on Thursday, Nov. 20, to discuss the Education Department’s interests and investments in higher education, and to hear from students on how their university is providing them with the resources and support to graduate and obtain rewarding careers.

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November 20, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Visit Chicago, Spotlighting Programs on Youth Empowerment, Dual Enrollment, Quality After-School Activities

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel Thursday to Chicago for events to spotlight effective programs on youth empowerment, college-high school dual enrollment and quality after-school activities.

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