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September 26, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Deliver Remarks at 5th Annual The HistoryMakers Go Back to School Program, Honoring George Curry and Ronald Jewell at Columbia Heights Educational Campus, Bell Multicultural High School in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Columbia Heights Educational Campus, Bell Multicultural High School at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, to give remarks at the 5th Annual Back to School with The HistoryMakers program.

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September 25, 2014

Education Department Senior Official to Serve as Panelist at @Microsoft Conversation on Education: Technology and Learning in the 21st Century

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET), will join a panel discussion to explore the future of learning at the @Microsoft Conversation on Education: Technology and Learning in the 21st Century on Thursday, Sept. 25 in Washington, D.C.

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September 23, 2014

Federal Education Officials to visit Minnesota as part of Annual Green Strides Best Practices Tour – 'Healthy Schools, High-Achieving Students'

U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken, Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, and Joseph Walsh, deputy assistant secretary for state and local engagement, accompanied by state and local officials, will visit schools in Apple Valley, West St. Paul, and in the Prior Lake area in Minnesota Sept.

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September 20, 2014

Department's OET Director to Give Keynote Address at Second Annual Student Voice Live! Summit

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET), will lead a workshop titled, "Students as Partners in Closing the Digital Divide," at Student Voice's annual Student Voice Live! Summit on Saturday, Sept. 20, at shootdigital studios in New York City.

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September 22, 2014

Education Secretary and Senior Education Department Officials to Address Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) National Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and other senior Education Department officials will give remarks and participate on panels at the National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week annual conference on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 22-23, in Washington, D.C.

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September 14, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Visit New York City to Announce 2014 Broad Prize and Kick Off American Graduate Day

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will present the 2014 Broad Prize for Urban Education on Monday, Sept. 22, at the Time Warner Center in New York City. There are two finalists chosen for this year's event: Gwinnett County Public Schools (Georgia) and Orange County Public Schools (Florida).

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September 19, 2014

Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans to Participate in Town Hall that Addresses How African-American Men are Portrayed in the Media

David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, will participate in a town hall meeting addressing how African-American men are portrayed in the media. The town hall—“RECLAIM: Changing the Narrative of Black Men in the Media”—will take place on Friday, Sept.

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