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July 27, 2010

U.S. Education Under Secretary to Address National Summit on Disability Policy

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will address the National Council on Disability’s National Summit on Disability Policy 2010 at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Entitled, “Living, Learning, and Earning,” the summit brings together more than 500 disability rights advocates, federal agency leaders, academics, and parents of children with disabilities.

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July 23, 2010

Education Secretary Arne Duncan Joins U.S. Senator Tom Carper and U.S. Representative Mike Castle at Delaware State Fair, meet with Students and Tour 4-H Project

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Sen. Tom Carper and Rep. Mike Castle at the Delaware State Fair today in Harrington, Del. Before participating in fun Fair activities, the three will meet with Future Farmer of America students who will demonstrate how to show an animal, tour a student agricultural projects exhibit by 4-H, a youth organization administered by the U.S.

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July 23, 2010

Education Secretary Arne Duncan and U.S. Senator Thomas Carper to Attend Delaware State Fair, meet with Students and Tour 4-H Project

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will attend the Delaware State Fair Friday, July 23 in Harrington, Del. Before participating in fun Fair activities, Secretary Duncan will meet with Future Farmer of America students who will demonstrate how to show an animal, tour a student agricultural projects exhibit by 4-H, a youth organization administered by the U.S.

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July 22, 2010

Marian Robinson, the First Lady's Mother, to Join Education Secretary Arne Duncan for Let's Read. Let's Move. Summer Enrichment Series

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be joined by Marian Robinson, mother of First Lady Michelle Obama, and local students from the Columbia Heights Youth Club’s Reading is Fundamental (RIF) program, the Alexandria Happy Home Child Learning Center and the D.C. Bilingual Public Charter School for the Department of Education’s Let’s Read. Let’s Move.

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July 22, 2010

Senior Department Official to Keynote California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators Summer Institute

Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will give the keynote address at the 9th Annual Summer Institute of the California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators (CALSA) Thursday, July 22 in Carlsbad, Calif.

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July 22, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Official to Participate in Office of Special Education Programs Annual Meeting

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, will deliver remarks at the Department’s Office of Special Education Programs’ (OSEP) annual project directors meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 22, in Washington, D.C.

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July 21, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Speak at Roots for Change: Idaho Hispanic Education Summit

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will discuss the importance of helping Hispanic students achieve educational excellence at the opening session of the 2nd Annual Idaho Summit on Educational Excellence About Hispanic Students on Wednesday, July 21, at 8:30 a.m. at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.

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July 21, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Speak at Military Child Education Coalition 12th Annual Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) 12th Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Hotel and Conference Center, National Harbor, Maryland on Wednesday, July 21. Duncan will join 1,200 military personnel and families, educators, counselors and community leaders to discuss the unique needs of military families.

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July 21, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Officials to Discuss Turning Around Low-Performing Schools at Regional Forum in Austin

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Carl Harris and Special Assistant Kandace Jones will discuss turning around low-performing schools during a regional forum at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, in Austin, Texas.

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July 21, 2010

National Rural Education Technology Summit Wednesday in D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough will convene a National Rural Education Technology Summit on Wednesday at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.

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