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September 26, 2013

Senior Official to Participate in Cradle to Career Network Convening to Highlight Importance of Community Partnerships in Education Reform

Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in a panel discussion at Strive Network’s Cradle to Career Network Convening in Dallas on Thursday, Sept. 26.

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September 26, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education to Help Fill 1,000 Backpacks with Food for Hungry Students

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in an event to raise awareness of the impact of food insecurity on learning on Thursday, Sept. 26, on the plaza at the U.S. Department of Education’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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September 26, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Celebrates 40 Years of Learning Under Section 504

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will help celebrate the 40th anniversary of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 on Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event will highlight the importance of Section 504 by engaging students with disabilities to hear about the impact the law has had on their lives.

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September 26, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary to Give Remarks at the Third Annual National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will give remarks at the third annual National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence, hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), on Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Va.

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September 25, 2013

Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Discuss Closing the Achievement Gap at Symposium in San Jose

Executive Director Alejandra Ceja will give remarks at the SJ/SV 2020 Symposium titled "Closing the Achievement Gap" on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8:30 a.m., in San Jose. She will discuss the next steps in improving the academic achievement of Latino students.

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September 25, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education to Announce 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will present the 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. During his presentation of the Broad Prize, Duncan will give brief remarks commending school districts that are pursuing district-wide reforms to improve public education.

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December 31, 1969

U.S. Department of Education to Visit Schools in Nation’s Capital on Final Leg of 'Education Built to Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour

ED-Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken will be joined by several other senior Department officials to visit three honored green ribbon schools in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 25 on the final leg of the 'Education Built To Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour.

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September 24, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education to Participate in Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in the third annual President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge national gathering at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. During the gathering, Duncan will discuss the challenge, its successes and the Administration’s commitment to interfaith service work in higher education.

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September 23, 2013

Senior U.S. Education Official to Hold Town Hall on Education at Georgia State University, Visit High School

Massie Ritsch, acting assistant secretary for communications and outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will travel to Atlanta Monday where he will tour a local high school and hold a town hall on education reform at Georgia State University.

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September 23, 2013

Senior U.S. Education Official to Hold Town Hall on Education at Georgia State University, Visit High School

Massie Ritsch, acting assistant secretary for communications and outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will travel to Atlanta Monday where he will tour a local high school and hold a town hall on education reform at Georgia State University.

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