U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Hawaii Sunday-Monday, where he will recognize the state's progress in education, as well as learn about issues of concern to students, parents, educators and policymakers. The Hawaii visit will mark the 50th state Duncan has visited as Secretary since taking office in 2009.
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Launches National Policy in Action Forums
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) launches its 2014 National Policy in Action Forums with the National Forum on Integrated Student Supports (ISS) in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 27.
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Ebony Magazine Kick Off Series of Education Summits at Morehouse College
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with Ebony magazine, will hold the first in a series of education summits across the country on improving the educational outcomes of African American students and better preparing them for college and careers.
Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Address Career and Technical Education Administrators’ Annual Leadership Conference in Albany, N.Y.
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will give keynote remarks at the annual leadership conference of the Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators at 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 27, in Albany, N.Y. A question and answer session will follow her remarks.
Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs to Host Panel Discussion at Morehouse College on Need for More African American Male Educators
Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will moderate a panel discussion—“Answering the Call of the Bell: Morehouse Men Increasing Black Male Educators”—on Wednesday, March 26, at Morehouse College in Atlanta.
Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin to Discuss Importance of Social Inclusion, Participation for Children with Disabilities
Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, along with Special Olympics Project Unity staff and participants in the program, will discuss the Education Department-funded project in a briefing Tuesday at the Education Department headquarters in Washington.
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director Alejandra Ceja to Visit Manual Arts High School and Hold Roundtable Discussions
Executive Director Alejandra Ceja of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) and her staff will visit Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles and participate in roundtable discussions with students and community partners on Wednesday, March 26 from 9 a.m.
Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will discuss the president’s proposal to develop a college rating system that informs students and encourages institutions to improve and innovate at the Ohio College Presidents’ annual conference at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, in Washington, D.C. A question-and-answer session will follow her remarks.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Give Remarks at the Council of the Great City Schools Conference in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give luncheon remarks, followed by a question-and-answer session, at the Council of the Great City Schools Annual Legislative and Policy Conference on Sunday, March 23, in Washington, D.C.
Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Give Remarks at the Wallace Research and Policy Symposium on Talent Development
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will deliver remarks as a special guest speaker at the Wallace Research and Policy Symposium on Talent Development on Monday, March 24 in Arlington, Va. Delisle will discuss trends in education policy and reform that affect gifted services and how to make a difference at the state policy and national advocacy levels.