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December 04, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Las Vegas, Deliver Speeches, Tour Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Las Vegas, Nev., Wednesday where he will spotlight efforts to make college more affordable, promote high academic standards and strengthen career-technical education. He will deliver a pair of speeches and visit noteworthy local schools.

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December 03, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary to Discuss Programme for International Student Assessment Results (PISA) at Newseum Event

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in the PISA Day release event at 10 a.m. at the Newseum, in Washington, D.C. where he will join OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría to discuss the implications of the 2012 PISA results for American students and students internationally.

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December 02, 2013

Deputy Assistant Education Secretary Libby Doggett to Visit Child & Family Network Center to Discuss Importance of Early Learning

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will visit the facilities of the Child and Family Network Center (CFNC) to tour a preschool and ESL classroom on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. During her visit she will meet with educators and local officials to discuss the importance of high quality early learning opportunities.

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November 23, 2013

Senior Official to Discuss Bullying and School Safety at Delaware PTA Annual Convention

David Esquith, director of the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, will discuss bullying, school safety and ways to maintain a positive school climate, as outlined in President Obama’s Now is the Time plan, at the Delaware PTA Annual Convention on Saturday, Nov. 23, in Middletown, Del.

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November 22, 2013

Senior Official to Participate in Symposium Focused on Ways to Prevent Bullying and Keep Schools Safe

David Esquith, director of the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, will serve on a panel at the Governor’s Prevention Partnership symposium on Friday, Nov. 22, in Orange, Conn.

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November 21, 2013

Acting Deputy Secretary Shelton to 'Job Shadow' Capitol Middle School Principal in Baton Rouge

Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will visit Capitol Middle School Thursday in Baton Rouge, La., and "shadow" Principal Viola Jackson as part of the U.S. Department of Education's "ED Goes Back to School Principal Shadow Week."

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November 21, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan To Visit New York City for Several Events on Thursday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will make announcements about two education reform efforts at events in New York City on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. First, he will appear on the MSNBC morning television show Morning Joe to announce the private-sector launch of the TEACH campaign, formerly housed at the Department.

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November 21, 2013

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton to Host Open Forum at Louisiana State University on the Administration’s Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability

On Thursday, Nov. 21, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will host an open forum at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge to gather public input on the administration’s proposals to address college value and affordability.

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November 20, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Give Keynote Address at Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning

Hal Plotkin, senior policy advisor to the U.S. Under Secretary of Education, will deliver the keynote address at the Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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