Senior Education Official to Address Summit on Strategies to Increase Excellence in Education for African-American Students in Sacramento, Calif.
Seth Galanter, the U.S. Education Department’s acting assistant secretary for civil rights, will discuss student discipline, suspension, and expulsion at a professional development summit entitled, “Strategies to Increase Excellence in Education for African-American Students” at 12:15 p.m. PT, on Thursday, Feb. 21, in Sacramento, Calif.
White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Hold Conference Call to Discuss New Report and Accomplishments for the Community
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) will hold a conference call with interested media on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 2:30 p.m. ET, to discuss a report on the progress of initiatives for the AAPI community.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Travel to Houston to Visit Lee High School, Take Part in NBA Day of Service, Participate in a Google Hangout, and Play in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Houston on Friday, Feb. 15, where he will hold a roundtable discussion on turnaround schools and participate in NBA All-Star Weekend activities.
Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will give the keynote address to the "Cradle to Career Symposium – Building Youth Success from Aspen to Parachute," on Friday, Feb. 15, in Aspen, Colo.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Address Bullying at National Educator Conference in San Diego
Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will give remarks at the fourth annual National Educator Conference in San Diego. He will discuss bullying, particularly among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and ally (LGBTQIA) youths.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education to Keynote Capitol Hill Briefing, “Helping the Poor and Maintaining the Middle Class”
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will kick off the first in a series of Capitol Hill briefings during Black History Month on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Rayburn House Office Building. The series, “Helping the Poor and Maintaining the Middle Class,” focuses on a comprehensive approach to addressing the needs of the interdependent family unit.
Secretary of Education to Address President’s Second-Term Agenda for Higher Education During Rural Community College Day
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss President Barack Obama’s second-term agenda for higher education, specifically community colleges, when he addresses nearly 70 rural community college stakeholders, including 20 college presidents, on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Washington, D.C.
Assistant Education Secretary Deb Delisle to Visit Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore to Discuss School Turnaround and College and Career Readiness
U. S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will visit Frederick Douglass High School at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Baltimore, Md. Delisle will visit students and meet with school administrators and teachers to learn about their turnaround efforts.
EDITOR’S NOTE: To update and clarify, Tuesday’s event will continue to be held. However, Secretary Duncan will be unable to attend. Tonight’s event has been canceled.