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September 21, 2010

White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders to Swear in President's Advisory Commission Members Tuesday

Washington — More than a dozen new members of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders will be sworn in at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.

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September 20, 2010

Assistant Secretary Ochoa To Participate in Panel on New Report on Immigrant Workers

U.S. Assistant Secretary Eduardo Ochoa will participate in a panel discussion on the Migration Policy Institute’s new report: “Still an Hourglass: Immigrant Workers in Middle Skills Jobs,” at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 20, in Washington, D.C.

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September 20, 2010

U.S. Education Department Convenes Summit to Explore Transition to Sustainable, Green Economy

The U.S. Department of Education will host the "Sustainability Education Summit: Citizenship and Pathways for a Green Economy" Monday and Tuesday in Washington, D.C. More than 300 experts will come together to begin developing an action plan for a broad national approach to economic sustainability, centering on higher education and the education system in general.

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September 18, 2010

Assistant Secretary Ochoa to Address Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Annual Conference in San Diego

Eduardo Ochoa, U.S. assistant secretary of postsecondary education, will deliver a keynote address at the 24th annual conference of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, in San Diego, Calif.

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September 20, 2010

Rehabilitation Services Commissioner to Participate in Panel Discussions on Disability Employment

Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration, will participate in panel discussions examining disability employment issues as part of the 2010 U.S. Business Leadership Network Annual Conference and Expo Monday in Chicago.

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September 20, 2010

Department of Education Opens Exhibit of Art Works from Maryland High School Students

The U.S. Department of Education will host the opening of Maryland High School Artists: A Juried Exhibition, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Department’s Auditorium on Monday, Sept. 20 at 400 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, D.C.

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September 17, 2010

U.S. Education Department's Carl Harris to Participate in Panel Discussion on Education, Innovation

Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary for policy and state technical assistance at the U.S. Education Department, will participate in a panel discussion on education and innovation as part of the 2010 Marshall Forum on Transatlantic Affairs Friday at Hillside New Tech High School in Durham, N.C.

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September 17, 2010

Education Secretary Arne Duncan Participates in Back to School with the Historymakers, Joins Rev. Al Sharpton and Roger Wilkins for a Visit to Dorothy I. Height Community Academy Public Charter School

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Rev. Al Sharpton and Pulitzer prize-winning author, distinguished professor and journalist Roger Wilkins will visit Dorothy I. Height Community Academy Public Charter School on Friday, Sept. 17 as part of the "Back-to-School With The HistoryMakers" initiative. A Dorothy I.

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September 16, 2010

Education Secretary Duncan, other Education Department Officials, to participate in Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 40th Annual Legislative Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali and John Wilson, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will participate in several sessions during the Congressional Black Caucus’ 40th Annual Legislative Conference Sept. 16-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

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