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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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November 19, 2014

U.S. Education Department Takes School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students to East Lansing, Michigan

The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE), in partnership with the Michigan State University College of Law's Indigenous Law and Policy Center, will conduct the seventh session of the WHIAIANE School Environment Listening Tour on Wednesday, Nov. 19, in East Lansing, Michigan.

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November 19, 2014

Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Take Part in National America Alliance’s Wall Street Summit in New York City

Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH), will give remarks and serve on a panel at the 14th annual National America Alliance’s Wall Street Summit at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Nov.

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November 18, 2014

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

The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE), in partnership with the Oklahoma City Public Schools, will conduct the sixth session of the WHIAIANE School Environment Listening Tour on Tuesday, Nov. 18, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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November 18, 2014

Department to Open Exhibit of VSA International Art Program for Children with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education is hosting an opening for an art exhibit on Tuesday Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. ET from the VSA International Art Program for Children with Disabilities, featuring some 40 works by students from across the globe. The featured artists are from the United States, St.

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November 15, 2014

Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Discuss the Importance of Early Learning at Impact Austin’s Annual Discovery Day

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will deliver remarks at 9:25 a.m. CT on Nov. 15, at Impact Austin’s annual Discovery Day. Doggett will discuss the importance of access to high-quality early learning opportunities for all children to give them a strong start on their path to success in school and in life.

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November 14, 2014

Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Give Keynote Address at the Institute for Student Achievement’s Inaugural Superintendents’ Conference

U.S. Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will give the keynote luncheon address at the Institute for Student Achievement (ISA) conference at 12:15 p.m. ET on Friday, Nov. 14, in Princeton, N.J.

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