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July 20, 2010

Under Secretary Kanter to Address CASE's Summit for Advancement Leaders

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver remarks to more than 650 participants attending the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s (CASE) Summit for Advancement Leaders on Tuesday, July 20, in New York City.

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July 20, 2010

Assistant Secretary Posny to Address Annual OSEP Project Directors Conference

Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will address the Office of Special Education Programs' 2010 Project Directors Conference Tuesday at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. The conference annually brings together officials involved in administering special education grants from the department.

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July 19, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Speak at 2010 Reading Institute in Anaheim, CA

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will discuss the importance of early learning and literacy instruction at the opening session of the 2010 Reading Institute in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, July 19. This year, the U. S. Department of Education is joining with the National Institute for Literacy and the U. S.

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July 17, 2010

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Deliver Commencement Address at Western Governors University

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter will deliver the keynote address at commencement ceremonies of Western Governors University on Saturday, July 17, in Salt Lake City. A non-profit, online university, Western Governors will confer degrees to nearly 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students based in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and overseas.

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July 19, 2010

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Address 2010 Gear Up Annual Conference

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter will address the annual conference of the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships/GEAR UP at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, July 19, in Washington, D.C.

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July 18, 2010

Assistant Secretary Posny to Participate in Special Olympics Roundtable, Helping Launch USA Games

Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will participate in the 2010 National Project UNIFY Education Leadership Roundtable Sunday at the Nebraska Governor's Mansion in Lincoln. The two-hour discussion, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Education, will help launch the Special Olympics USA National Games Week.

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July 19, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Keynote Luncheon at National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers Annual Conference

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss school security issues and the need to create safe, healthy environments for students at the National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers’ (NASSLEO) annual conference in Los Angeles. Jennings will keynote the luncheon at noon Monday, July 19.

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July 16, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor to Discuss Priorities for Early Learning at National Association of Elementary School Principals Conference

U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will discuss the Obama administration's priorities for early learning at the National Association of Elementary School Principals National Leaders Conference on Friday, July 16, in Washington, D.C. Jones will provide updates on the interagency collaboration between the U.S.

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July 15, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Address State Education Leaders

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address a joint meeting of the Council of Chief State School Officers and the State Higher Education Executive Officers Friday in Minneapolis, the first time the two organizations have met. The 2010 Conference and Summer Institute will bring together top state education officials from across the country.

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July 15, 2010

Arne Duncan, Melody Barnes, Christina Romer, Eric Smith and Chris Nicastro to Discuss Jobs Bill

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, White House Director of the Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes, White House Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Christina Romer, and Commissioners of Education Eric Smith (FL) and Chris Nicastro (MO) will discuss the need for jobs and reform on a press conference call this Thursday.

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