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September 11, 2014

Education Department Senior Official to Participate in Atlantic Technologies in Education Forum

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET), will attend the fourth annual Atlantic Technologies Education Forum on Thursday, September 11 in Washington, D.C., and speak on the panel titled “Surveying the Landscape of Educational Entrepreneurship.” The forum will examine new polices and tools that a

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September 10, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Wrap Up Fifth Annual Back-to-School Bus Tour with Stops in Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will wrap up his fifth annual back-to-school bus tour on Wednesday, Sept. 10, with events in Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee.

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September 08, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Launches "Back-to-School" Tour with Stops in Arkansas and Georgia

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will kick off its 2014 Back-to-School Tour with stops that begin in Springdale, Arkansas, and conclude in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The tour, Monday-Wednesday, Sept.

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September 09, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Bring Fifth Annual Back-to-School Bus Tour to Alabama and Tennessee

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will bring his fifth annual back-to-school bus tour to Alabama and Tennessee on Tuesday, Sept. 9, where he will visit Birmingham, Huntsville and Chattanooga.

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September 05, 2014

Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Discuss Early Learning in Keynote Remarks at 50th Annual Texas Association for the Education of Young Children Conference

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will deliver keynote remarks at the 50th Annual Texas Association for the Education of Young Children conference on Friday, Sept. 5 at 8:15 a.m. CT in Austin, Texas. Doggett will discuss the importance of providing access to high-quality early learning opportunities to all children.

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September 05, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Participate in Event in Washington, D.C., Encouraging Young People to Consider Careers in Teaching

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Participant Media and Roadtrip Nation in support of the TEACH Roadtrip, a new campaign encouraging young people to consider a career in teaching, on Friday, Sept. 5, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Duncan will participate in a panel discussion with students.

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September 04, 2014

Federal Health and Education Officials to visit South Florida on Second Leg of Annual Green Strides Best Practices Tour – ‘Healthy Schools, High-Achieving Students’

U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken and Richard Hartley, senior program specialist, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), accompanied by numerous state and local officials, will visit five schools and two district education partners during listening sessions in South Florida Sept.

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September 03, 2014

President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Hold Fall Public Meeting in San Antonio

The Fall Public Meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics will be held Tuesday, Sept. 3 beginning at 9 a.m. CT on the campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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