The U.S. Department of Education will host the "Sustainability Education Summit: Citizenship and Pathways for a Green Economy" Monday and Tuesday in Washington, D.C. More than 300 experts will come together to begin developing an action plan for a broad national approach to economic sustainability, centering on higher education and the education system in general.
Assistant Secretary Ochoa to Address Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Annual Conference in San Diego
Eduardo Ochoa, U.S. assistant secretary of postsecondary education, will deliver a keynote address at the 24th annual conference of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, in San Diego, Calif.
Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration, will participate in panel discussions examining disability employment issues as part of the 2010 U.S. Business Leadership Network Annual Conference and Expo Monday in Chicago.
The U.S. Department of Education will host the opening of Maryland High School Artists: A Juried Exhibition, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Department’s Auditorium on Monday, Sept. 20 at 400 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, D.C.
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Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary for policy and state technical assistance at the U.S. Education Department, will participate in a panel discussion on education and innovation as part of the 2010 Marshall Forum on Transatlantic Affairs Friday at Hillside New Tech High School in Durham, N.C.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan Participates in Back to School with the Historymakers, Joins Rev. Al Sharpton and Roger Wilkins for a Visit to Dorothy I. Height Community Academy Public Charter School
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Rev. Al Sharpton and Pulitzer prize-winning author, distinguished professor and journalist Roger Wilkins will visit Dorothy I. Height Community Academy Public Charter School on Friday, Sept. 17 as part of the "Back-to-School With The HistoryMakers" initiative. A Dorothy I.
Education Secretary Duncan, other Education Department Officials, to participate in Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 40th Annual Legislative Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali and John Wilson, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will participate in several sessions during the Congressional Black Caucus’ 40th Annual Legislative Conference Sept. 16-17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Meet with Race to the Top Grantees, Discuss their Reform Efforts
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a session of the first Race to the Top grantee meeting from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. on September 16, 2010, in Washington, DC. Secretary Duncan will offer his perspective of the work ahead, answer key questions about Race to the Top, and briefly meet with participants from each grantee state.
U.S. Department of Education and National Institute on Drug Abuse Launch New Drug Awareness Campaign
How much do you really know about drugs? An Education Policy Briefing, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, will let you test your knowledge at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, in the Department’s Barnard Auditorium. The Department has teamed up with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to help launch National Drug Facts Week, Nov. 8-14.