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July 23, 2014

Department to Host Ribbon-cutting Ceremony at Student Art Exhibit Opening

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) will present Museums: pARTners in Learning, with a program and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Department’s headquarters at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 23.

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July 20, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Discuss College Affordability at NAACP Annual Convention in Las Vegas

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will participate in a panel discussion at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) annual convention in Las Vegas on Sunday, July 20.

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July 22, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Honor U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awardees

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Acting Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Mike Boots, and Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce Mark Schaefer will honor the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awardees at 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday, July 22, at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C.

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July 17, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Give Keynote Address at Hispanic National Bar Foundation Annual Awards Dinner

Marco Davis, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH), will give the keynote address at the Hispanic National Bar Foundation Annual Awards Dinner at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, in Washington, D.C.

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July 15, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Give Remarks at Justice Department and Howard University Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act of 1964

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Attorney General Eric Holder and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to give remarks commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at an event co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Howard University at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 15, in Washington, D.C.

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July 12, 2014

Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell to Give Remarks at Western Governors University Commencement Ceremony

U.S. Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will give the keynote address at Western Governors University's (WGU) commencement ceremony at 10:30 a.m. MT on Saturday, July 12, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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July 13, 2014

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Serve as Panelist at Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s Summit for Leaders in Advancement

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will serve on a panel titled, “The Challenges We Face … The Mission We Share” at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, July 13, at the New York Marriott Marquis.

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July 10, 2014

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Deliver Remarks at 2014 NAESP Best Practices for Better Schools National Conference

Deb Delisle, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, will deliver remarks at the opening general session of the 2014 National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Best Practices for Better Schools conference on Thursday, July 10, in Nashville, Tennessee. After welcoming the group, Delisle will provide updates on the Department’s preschool-12 work.

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