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December 16, 2013

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley To Participate in Education Roundtable at the University of California -Davis on President Obama's College Ratings Proposal

U.S. Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will join U.S. Reps. John Garamendi and Ami Bera in a roundtable discussion at UC-Davis on the Administration's proposals to address rising college costs and make college more affordable for American families.

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December 16, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Chicago for School Visit and Roundtable Discussion

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Chicago on Monday for a pair of events.

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December 12, 2013

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez to Promote Skills Training and Economic Development in Detroit Area

DETROIT – On Thursday, Dec. 12, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Detroit area to highlight innovative community college training programs and help launch a new campaign to encourage economic development in the city.

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December 11, 2013

Meeting Today of President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

The President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic will meet today to review its 2013-2016 strategic plan, including activities and engagement efforts for 2014 on key priorities.

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December 09, 2013

Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Participate in Inaugural Latino Leadership Conference in Rockville, Md.

Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will participate in the Montgomery Community Television/Montgomery Community Media's inaugural Latino Leadership Conference on Monday, Dec. 9, in Rockville, Md.

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December 06, 2013

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education to Discuss Education Priorities at National Conference of State Legislatures’ Fall Forum in Washington, D.C.

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will discuss the Department's education priorities and answer questions from state legislators and legislative staff at the National Conference of State Legislatures' (NCSL) Fall Forum on Friday, Dec. 6, in Washington, D.C. The forum, which began on Dec. 4 and concludes on Dec.

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December 05, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Northwest Middle School in Salt Lake City as Part of Partners in Progress Tour Highlighting America's Best Ideas in Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Northwest Middle School in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Dec. 5, to listen to students, teachers and community leaders discuss the encouraging progress they have made, the challenges they have overcome and their goals for the future.

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December 04, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Las Vegas, Deliver Speeches, Tour Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Las Vegas, Nev., Wednesday where he will spotlight efforts to make college more affordable, promote high academic standards and strengthen career-technical education. He will deliver a pair of speeches and visit noteworthy local schools.

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December 03, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary to Discuss Programme for International Student Assessment Results (PISA) at Newseum Event

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in the PISA Day release event at 10 a.m. at the Newseum, in Washington, D.C. where he will join OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría to discuss the implications of the 2012 PISA results for American students and students internationally.

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