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November 01, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Discuss Importance of Creating Safe, Supportive School Environments at National Association for Pupil Transportation’s Annual Summit in Portland, Oregon

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will address the importance of creating a safe and supportive school environment at the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s annual summit in Portland, Oregon. His remarks at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov.

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November 01, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Education to Honor D.C. Public School Teachers During Address at The Kennedy Center

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will celebrate the District of Columbia Public School’s highest-performing teachers with an address at 6:40 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1, during the first Standing Ovation for D.C. Teachers. Duncan will join outgoing D.C.

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October 29, 2010

U. S. Department of Education Official to Deliver Remarks on School Turnaround at The Friday Institute in Raleigh

Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary for policy and state technical assistance at the U.S. Department of Education will deliver remarks at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) and the North Carolina Association of School Administrators (NCASA) on Friday, Oct. 29 in Raleigh, N.C. Dr.

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October 29, 2010

Posny to Address Conference on Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Dr. Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will address the 2010 National State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities on Friday at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.

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October 28, 2010

Department Officials to Give Keynote Remarks at State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Assistant Secretary Dr. Alexa Posny, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary David Bergeron and Rehabilitative Services (RSA) Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will give keynote remarks at the State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Oct. 28-29 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.

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October 28, 2010

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Speak at Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship Open Meeting

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give remarks at the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) open meeting Thursday, Oct. 28 at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C.

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October 28, 2010

U.S. Education Official to Join Vermont Congressional Delegation in Panel Discussing Education Reform

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will represent the U.S. Department of Education during a panel discussion with the Vermont congressional delegation regarding school reform on Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Vermont School Boards Association/Vermont Superintendents Association fall conference.

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October 28, 2010

Thursday in Philadelphia: U.S. Education Official to Address Youth United for Change Award Ceremony

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education, will address the Youth United for Change Award Ceremony to be held Thursday evening at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia.

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October 28, 2010

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Address Degree Completion at Center for American Progress Event

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will provide the opening remarks for a Center for American Progress event on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 9 a.m. The meeting, entitled “Completion by Degrees: Helping Mobile Learners Obtain Postsecondary Credentials,” will be held at 1333 H Street N.W. in Washington, D.C.

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October 28, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Discuss Importance of School Readiness in Closing the Achievement Gap at 2010 School Readiness Conference in Burbank, California

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver the keynote address at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at the School Readiness Conference 2010: Ready for School, Ready for Life in Burbank, Calif.

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