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September 06, 2013

Deputy Assistant Secretary Sue Swenson to Participate in Launch of ESPN -Special Olympics Partnership

Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will deliver remarks at the launch of the ESPN-Special Olympics Global Partnership on Friday, Sept. 6 at ESPN Worldwide headquarters in Bristol, Conn.

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September 10, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit El Paso, Texas, and Columbus, N.M., as Part of 2013 Back-To-School Bus Tour

On Day 2 of the U.S. Department of Education’s ”Strong Start, Bright Future” back-to-school bus tour, Education Secretary Arne Duncan will hold events in El Paso, Texas and Columbus, New Mexico.

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September 04, 2013

Senior Official Returns to Alma Mater to Highlight Importance of Education Reform, Encourage Students to Pursue Careers in Education

Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, will return to his alma mater—Rhodes College in Memphis—today, Sept. 4, to host a forum with students on the Administration’s work to improve education for all students.

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September 04, 2013

White House Initiative Rolls Out “Back to School” Texas Tour on Wednesday

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will roll out its “Back-to-School” Texas Tour by visiting the Wesley Community Center at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 4, in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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June 28, 2013

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education to Participate in Event Aimed at Connecting New York City Students to Internet at Home

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will give brief remarks at the launch of Connect2Compete's EveryoneOn in New York City on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Harlem's Community Action School – MS 258. He will highlight the importance of digital literacy and educational technology.

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August 27, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Address Civil Rights, Progress Toward Equal Education for All

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver keynote remarks at a "50 Years of Struggle: Youth Driving Economics, Education and Social Change" virtual education panel Tuesday in Washington.

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August 22, 2013

U.S. Department of Education to Visit Schools in Southeastern Wisconsin on the Next Leg of ‘Education Built to Last’ Facilities Best Practices Tour

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Sue Swenson and ED-Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken will visit schools in southeastern Wisconsin on Thursday-Friday, Aug. 22-23 on the next leg of the 'Education Built To Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour.

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August 20, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official Michael Yudin to Discuss Inclusion, Equity and Opportunity for Children with Disabilities at PACER Event

Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), will give remarks and meet with stakeholders at a Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER) Center event in Bloomington, Minn., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

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August 20, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Participate in Event at Santa Fe College in Gainesville

Under Secretary Martha Kanter will deliver remarks and participate in a conversation with Santa Fe President Jackson Sasser, faculty and staff, on the subject "Technology Democratizes Higher Education" at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, in Gainesville, Fla.

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