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July 09, 2014

Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans to Serve on Panel at National Action Network’s Policy and Legislative Conference

David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), will participate on a panel at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Education Policy Forum at 10:30 a.m.

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July 09, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education To Kick Off Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Series with a Field Trip to the National Museum of the American Indian

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is kicking off the first 2014 Let's Read! Let's Move! event with a field trip in his neighborhood to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) on Wednesday, July 9 at 11:30 a.m.

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July 07, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Host Roundtable Discussion on Teacher Equity

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will host a roundtable discussion with teachers and principals from around the country on Monday, July 7 to hear about their experiences and how to incorporate promising practices to support educators in high-need schools. The event will address the importance of providing all students access to great educators.

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July 02, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan and New York Times’ David Leonhardt to Discuss Wide Range of Education Issues at Aspen Ideas Festival

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will participate in a Q-and-A with New York Times (NYT) editor David Leonhardt at 2:40 p.m. MT, Wednesday, July 2, at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado.

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July 02, 2014

1960s Freedom Riders to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act of 1964 with Civil Rights Bus Ride

A half-century ago, courageous civil rights activists rode Greyhound and Trailways buses into the segregated South, enduring brutal beatings by the Ku Klux Klan, fire bombings and the wrath of Birmingham (Alabama) Public Safety Commissioner Eugene “Bull” Connor. They came to be known as “Freedom Riders.”

June 27, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Address UT-Austin Male Student Leadership Summit

Marco Davis, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will give the opening keynote address at the UT-Austin Male Student Leadership Summit at 1 p.m. CT on Friday, June 27.

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June 27, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Participate in Several Events as Part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education Conference

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET) will visit Atlanta June 27-29 to participate in several events as part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.

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June 27, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Official Michael Yudin to Join Discussion on Successful Partnerships at New England Workplace Inclusion and Equality Summit

Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will join a panel discussion on building successful partnerships to help individuals with disabilities enjoy competitive integrated employment at the New England Workplace Inclusion and Equality Summit on Friday, June 27, in Providence, Rho

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June 26, 2014

Education Senior Officials to Testify at Senate Hearing on Efforts to Address Campus Sexual Violence

Senior officials from the U.S. Department of Education will testify Thursday before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on the Department's efforts to address campus sexual violence.

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June 25, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the National Association of HBCU Title III Administrators, Inc. Technical Assistance Workshop

White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Executive Director George Cooper and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs James T. Minor will deliver remarks at the National Association of HBCU Title III Administrators, Inc. Annual Technical Assistance Workshop on Wednesday, June 25, at the Hilton Charlotte Center City Hotel.

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