Press Conference Call to Discuss Results of Oakland Unified School District Civil Rights Compliance Review
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will join Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Anthony Smith for a conference call at 3 pm. EST today to discuss the successful resolution of a compliance review concerning discipline in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), the fourteenth-largest school system in California.
U.S. Secretary of Education to Keynote Symposium: Innovation to Drive Productivity in Postsecondary Education
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give the opening address at the symposium, "Innovation to Drive Productivity in Postsecondary Education," at 8:50 a.m. ET on Monday, Oct. 1, at Georgetown University.
Education Department Senior Official to Discuss College Affordability and Community Engagement at President’s Interfaith and Community Service Challenge in New York City
Senior Advisor for the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Ken Bedell will chair a convening of postsecondary institutions to discuss opportunities for engagement on Friday, Sept. 28 in New York City.
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Discuss Education and Jobs at the Strive Cradle to Career Network Convening in Milwaukee, Wis.
Deb Delisle, assistant secretary of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, will speak at the Strive Cradle to Career Network Convening on education and jobs at the noon panel on Thursday, September 27 at Frontier Airlines Center in Milwaukee, Wis.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Discuss College Affordability During Town Hall at Georgetown University
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in a town hall discussion on college affordability at 5:15 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. The town hall will include around 100 Georgetown students, faculty and community members. A question-and-answer session will follow.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give the keynote address at the Hamilton Project K-12 Education Forum at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, in Washington, D.C. He will be introduced by former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin, who is a member of the Hamilton Project's advisory council. Duncan will discuss key reform accomplishments to date under the Obama administration.
U.S. Deputy Education Secretary Tony Miller to Discuss Education and the Economy at the Economist's "Ideas Economy: Human Potential 2012" Event in New York City
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will discuss education and the economy at The Economist's third annual "Ideas Economy: Human Potential 2012" conference on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. The event will focus on how disruptive innovation and socioeconomic change are reshaping the world of work.
Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will visit Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, Sept. 26, where she will hold roundtable discussions on corrections education programs designed to help incarcerated individuals gain the necessary life skills they will need in their post-release lives.
Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will deliver keynote addresses at the Rural Community College Alliance Conference Wednesday, Sept. 26 and Thursday, Sept. 27 in Dubuque, Iowa.