The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will close their Back-to-School Texas Tour – calling on leaders to work with one another to increase Hispanic education attainment levels -- on Friday, September 6, with a stop in El Paso, where they will visit the University of Texas at El Paso, a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) focused school.
Deputy Assistant Secretary Sue Swenson to Participate in Launch of ESPN -Special Olympics Partnership
Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will deliver remarks at the launch of the ESPN-Special Olympics Global Partnership on Friday, Sept. 6 at ESPN Worldwide headquarters in Bristol, Conn.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit El Paso, Texas, and Columbus, N.M., as Part of 2013 Back-To-School Bus Tour
On Day 2 of the U.S. Department of Education’s ”Strong Start, Bright Future” back-to-school bus tour, Education Secretary Arne Duncan will hold events in El Paso, Texas and Columbus, New Mexico.
Senior Official Returns to Alma Mater to Highlight Importance of Education Reform, Encourage Students to Pursue Careers in Education
Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, will return to his alma mater—Rhodes College in Memphis—today, Sept. 4, to host a forum with students on the Administration’s work to improve education for all students.
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will roll out its “Back-to-School” Texas Tour by visiting the Wesley Community Center at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 4, in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Acting Deputy Secretary of Education to Participate in Event Aimed at Connecting New York City Students to Internet at Home
Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will give brief remarks at the launch of Connect2Compete's EveryoneOn in New York City on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Harlem's Community Action School – MS 258. He will highlight the importance of digital literacy and educational technology.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Address Civil Rights, Progress Toward Equal Education for All
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver keynote remarks at a "50 Years of Struggle: Youth Driving Economics, Education and Social Change" virtual education panel Tuesday in Washington.
U.S. Department of Education to Visit Schools in Southeastern Wisconsin on the Next Leg of ‘Education Built to Last’ Facilities Best Practices Tour
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Sue Swenson and ED-Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken will visit schools in southeastern Wisconsin on Thursday-Friday, Aug. 22-23 on the next leg of the 'Education Built To Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official Michael Yudin to Discuss Inclusion, Equity and Opportunity for Children with Disabilities at PACER Event
Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), will give remarks and meet with stakeholders at a Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER) Center event in Bloomington, Minn., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.