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June 20, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Keynote National PTA Convention and Host Roundtable Discussion at Austin Community College

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Austin tomorrow to keynote the annual National PTA Convention and host a roundtable discussion at Austin Community College.

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June 20, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director to Participate in Roundtable on Early Learning and Deliver Keynote Address at Graduation Ceremony in Puerto Rico

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director Alejandra Ceja will participate in a roundtable on early learning at the Instituto Nueva Esuela (INE) and deliver keynote remarks during the Kinesis Foundation’s Bright Stars College Access Program graduation ceremonies. Both events will take place on Friday, June 20, in Puerto Rico.

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June 18, 2014

U.S. Education Official to Participate in Panel Discussion on Improving Outcomes for African American Youth

Jonathan Brice, deputy assistant secretary for policy in the Education Department’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, will participate in panel discussion on “Improving Outcomes for African-American Youth Through Education, Law and Policy” tonight in Washington, D.C.

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June 19, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Visit San Antonio for Town Hall Discussion on President Obama’s Promise Zone Initiative

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit San Antonio tomorrow where he will join San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and parents in a town hall discussion about

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June 19, 2014

Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs to Discuss Importance of Being College and Career Ready at Scholarship Breakfast in Oxon Hill, Maryland

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will give keynote remarks at the third annual “Empowering Future Leaders Scholarship Breakfast” on Thursday, June 19, in Oxon Hill, Maryland. He will discuss the value of higher education and the role that HBCUs play in helping prepare students for 21st century careers.

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June 19, 2014

Senior Education Official to Deliver Keynote Remarks at Newark-Montclair Urban Teacher Residency Program Graduation

Assistant Deputy Secretary Nadya Dabby will deliver the keynote address at the Newark-Montclair Urban Teacher Residency (NMUTR) graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 19, at 7:30 p.m. at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey.

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June 17, 2014

Senior Education Officials to Participate in Conference on 'Equity in Schools: The Future of School Discipline

Senior officials from the U.S. Department of Education will participate in a conference Tuesday in Washington, D.C., on the topic, "Equity in Schools: The Future of School Discipline"

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June 17, 2014

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Serve on Panel at National Benchmarking Conference in Overland Park, Kansas

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will serve on a panel titled, "Community Colleges and President Obama’s Postsecondary Institutions Rating System" at 2:30 p.m. CT on Tuesday, June 17, at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.

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June 16, 2014

Education Secretary to Join Starbucks CEO and Arizona State University President to Discuss Innovative Approach to Affordable Higher Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Arizona State University President Michael Crow, and 350 New York area Starbucks employees and their families for a discussion regarding the unique role business can play in addressing the issue of college affordability and access at 10:45 a.m. on Monday, June 16, at the Times Center in New York City.

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