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April 12, 2011

Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Discuss Importance of Parental Involvement in Creating Safe Schools at the Peal Center Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the importance of parental involvement in creating safe schools at the fifth annual Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Conference Tuesday, April 12, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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April 11, 2011

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Participate in Aspen Institute's Symposium on the State of Race in America

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights, will participate in a panel discussion entitled, "Institutional Factors: School, Work, Prison," at the Aspen Institute's Symposium on the State of Race in America Monday in Washington.

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April 12, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary to Address Parenting Magazine’s Mom Congress on the Importance of Family Engagement in Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the crucial role that parents play in their children’s education at Parenting Magazine’s second annual Mom Congress on Education and Learning conference at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He will give remarks at 8 a.m.

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April 08, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to visit New Orleans, Give Remarks at the Education Writers Association’s National Seminar and Hold Events

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit New Orleans on Friday, April 8 to deliver keynote remarks at the Education Writers Association National Seminar.

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April 07, 2011

Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez De Santa Ana To Visit Two Los Angeles Schools Receiving School Improvement Grants

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, will visit Jefferson High School and Carver Middle School in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 7 to meet with students and school leaders. Both schools are recipients of a U.S.

April 06, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana to Kickoff the First in a Series of Regional School Improvement Grant Conferences in Los Angeles

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will address the 2011 Western Regional School Improvement Grant Capacity-Building Conference for School Improvement Grant (SIG) recipients on Wednesday, April 6, at the Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel in Los Angeles.

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April 06, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss How Congressional Information Affects Providing Services to Students with Disabilities

Rehabilitation Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will give the keynote address at the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Employer Services and Placement Training Conference on Wednesday, April 6 in State College, Pa.

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April 06, 2011

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Address National Summit on Gender-Based Violence among Young People

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the National Summit on Gender-based Violence Among Young People, hosted by U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free School on Wednesday, April 6, at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va. Duncan will discuss the Department’s efforts and collaborations with other federal agencies.

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April 06, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Relationship between Education Innovation and Business at Stanford University Symposium

U.S. Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton will give keynote remarks at the 2011 Stanford Business of Education Symposium: Innovation in Education on Wednesday, April 6 at Stanford University.

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April 06, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan, Attorney General Holder to Address National Action Network’s 20th Anniversary Convention in New York

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address a plenary session at the National Action Network’s 20th anniversary convention on Wednesday, April 6, at noon ET in New York City. His remarks will focus on the need for youth of all ages to feel safe in their neighborhoods and schools in order to reach their fullest potential.

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