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March 31, 2011

Rehabilitation Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge to Give Keynote Address at Community of Practice Delaware Transition Conference

Rehabilitation Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will give the keynote address at the Community of Practice Delaware Transition Conference on Thursday, March 31 in Dover, Del. Ruttledge will discuss the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ current goals and how those goals connect with the Department’s priorities.

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March 31, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan to Participate in United Way Worldwide's National Education Town Hall

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Melody Barnes, director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, will take part in United Way Worldwide’s National Education Town Hall at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 31, at Trinity Washington University. The two will be interviewed by the event moderator, CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, followed by a question-and-answer session.

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March 31, 2011

Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny to Present Remarks at the National School Social Work Conference

U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Dr. Alexa Posny will present remarks at the 14th National School Social Work Conference at the Embassy Suites Kingston Plantation Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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April 15, 2011

U.S. Department of Education to Host a Series of Public Meetings on Race to the Top Assessment Program Implementation

The U.S. Department of Education will convene a series of public meetings to provide technical assistance and support to the two consortia of states awarded grants under the Race to the Top Assessment program—the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).

March 29, 2011

U.S. Education Officials to Address 'Equal Access to Quality Education' Conference in New Orleans

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will deliver the keynote address at the "Equal Access to Quality Education" conference Tuesday in New Orleans. The two-day forum will aim to promote access to quality education for all students. During her remarks, Ali will discuss why education is the civil rights issue of our generation.

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March 29, 2011

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Give Keynote Remarks at Job Creation and Economic Development Summit at Cape Fear Community College in Castle Hayne, N.C.

Assistant Secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will give keynote remarks at a Job Creation and Economic Development Summit on Tuesday, March 29 at Cape Fear Community College in Castle Hayne, N.C.

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March 29, 2011

Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education to Give Remarks on International Education at the College of William and Mary

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will address the College of William & Mary at 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 29, at the school’s Department of Education. Ochoa’s remarks will focus on the role of higher education as a catalyst for public diplomacy and fostering global partnerships.

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March 26, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Address Parents at District 23 6th Annual Title 1 Parent Involvement Conference

Alberto Retana, Director of Community Outreach for the U.S. Department of Education, will talk with parent leaders about the need to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) at the District 23 6th Annual Title I Parent Involvement Conference on Saturday, March 26 at Frederick Douglas Academy VII in Brooklyn.

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March 25, 2011

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Administration Officials to Hold Conference Call to Preview Education Town Hall with President Obama

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, March 25th at 3:00 p.m ET, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Officials from the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics will host a press conference call to preview President Obama’s participation in a town hall on Hispanics and education hosted by Univision.

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March 28, 2011

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Address National Association Of Federal Education Program Administrators

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), will address the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators' 2011 conference Monday, March 28 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington.

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