Senior Official to Visit Boston Area, Promote President's 2020 College Completion Goal and Highlight Successful Models of Closing the Achievement Gap
Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education's director of community outreach, will visit the Boston area Sept. 21-22 as part of a national outreach to spotlight successful efforts to close the achievement gap and advance the President's national goal of leading the world in college completion by 2020.
White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders to Swear in President's Advisory Commission Members Tuesday
Washington More than a dozen new members of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders will be sworn in at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.
U.S. Assistant Secretary Eduardo Ochoa will participate in a panel discussion on the Migration Policy Institute’s new report: “Still an Hourglass: Immigrant Workers in Middle Skills Jobs,” at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 20, in Washington, D.C.
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.