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April 27, 2011

U.S. Assistant Deputy Secretary to Serve on National History Panel During Equality Forum 2011 Summit

Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools Kevin Jennings will participate on a panel exploring the history and growth of the LGBTQ youth movement during the Equality Forum 2011 Summit on Wednesday, April 27 in Philadelphia, Pa.

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April 27, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan and Dr. Jill Biden to Lead Community College Virtual Symposium

Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join community college professor Dr. Jill Biden, Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter, U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard, and several higher education leaders at the Community College Virtual Symposium on Wednesday, April 27 at 2 p.m. EDT.

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April 27, 2011

Secretary Duncan, Congressman Van Hollen to Host Community Forum on Promoting Educational Excellence

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., will host a community forum Wednesday in Silver Spring, Md., to examine how to improve schools and promote educational excellence, focusing especially on how best to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

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April 27, 2011

Federal and Local Leaders Participate in Town Hall Highlighting D.C. Promise Neighborhood Initiative

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and America's Promise Alliance's Chair Alma Powell will join representatives from the D.C. Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI) for a town hall on Wednesday, April 27 at the Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools (CCPCS) for Public Policy's Parkside Campus in Washington D.C.

April 26, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Joins Nieer Director W. Steven Barnett for Release of "The State of Preschool 2010"

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join W. Steven Barnett, director of the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) to release "The State of Preschool 2010" annual report at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26 at Oyster-Adams Bilingual School in Washington, D.C.

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April 26, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Officials to Host Urban Indian Education Listening Session with Tribal Leaders and Indian Community

Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools Kevin Jennings and Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Michael Yudin will host a special Urban Indian Education Listening Session for tribal leaders and the Indian community from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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April 26, 2011

'Official Tree' of U.S. Education Department to Be Planted, Green Ribbon Schools Competition Unveiled

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, joined by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P.

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April 25, 2011

Education Secretary to Discuss Report Analyzing State of Preschool on National Press Call

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Steve Barnett, director of the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), on a national press call at 3 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 25, to discuss NIEER's study: "The State of Preschool 2010." The call and a copy of the report will be embargoed until Tuesday, April 26, when it will be released.

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April 25, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan and Dr. Jill Biden Join Community Leaders to Kick Off Aspen Institute Prize Competition

Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join educator and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden, Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter, Labor Department Assistant Secretary Janet Oates, and several leaders in education and philanthropy to kick off The Aspen Institute's national competition to reward some of the country's top community colleges at 12:45 p.m. on Monday, April 25.

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