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November 18, 2010

Assistant Secretary to give Remarks at the High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program 2010 National Conference

PHILADELPHIA—U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will give remarks at the High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program 2010 National Conference at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in Philadelphia.

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November 17, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Discuss Ways to Boost Educational Productivity and Efficiency at American Enterprise Institute Forum

On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will speak at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, for a forum entitled “Bang for the Buck in Schooling: A Conversation with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.” Following opening remarks, the Secretary will be joined by Superintendent Shawn A.

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November 17, 2010

Assistant Secretary Meléndez to Address Philadelphia Migrant Education Events

Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education at the U.S. Department of Education, will deliver remarks at two events regarding migrant education -- both being held Wednesday at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center, 17th & Race streets in Philadelphia.

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November 17, 2010

Assistant Secretary Russlynn Ali to Open Two-Day Conference on Civil Rights and School Discipline

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will deliver opening remarks at a two-day conference on civil rights and school discipline, co-sponsored by the U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Justice Department, Wednesday in San Francisco.

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November 17, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Keynote Maryland State Department of Education's Bullying and Harassment Conference

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 safe, supportive school environments at the Maryland State Department of Education’s Bullying and Harassment Conference at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Church of Severn Run in Severn, Maryland.

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November 16, 2010

Rehabilitative Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge to Give Keynote Remarks at the Maine Statewide Training Conference

Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), will give the keynote remarks at Maine's Statewide Training Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 16 in Augusta, Maine.

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November 15, 2010

Education Secretary Duncan and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Urge Congress to Pass Legislation to Improve School Meals

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 –Today, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will visit the River Terrace Elementary School in Washington, D.C. to urge passage of the child nutrition bill before the conclusion of the 111th Congress.

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November 16, 2010

Rivers of the World' Student Art Opens Tuesday, Inspired by D.C.'S Anacostia River, London's Thames River

To help recognize International Education Week, eighth- and ninth-grade student artworks inspired by Washington, D.C.'s Anacostia River will be on display beginning Tuesday in the lobby of the U.S. Department of Education alongside student artworks illustrating London’s Thames River. Six public schools from both D.C. and London are represented in the show.

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November 16, 2011

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Give Keynote Address at Virtual School Symposium

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will deliver the keynote address at the Virtual School Symposium at 8:30 a.m. MST on Tuesday, Nov. 16. The Symposium, which will focus on the theme “Online and Blended Learning: the Future of Education,” will take place in Glendale, Ariz., at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel.

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November 16, 2011

Education Secretary to Discuss Pressing Issues with Executives, Senior Policymakers at Wall Street Journal CEO Council

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address more than 100 of the world’s leading CEOs and most senior policymakers at The Wall Street Journal CEO Council on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, from 2-2:40 p.m. The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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