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April 06, 2011

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Address National Summit on Gender-Based Violence among Young People

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the National Summit on Gender-based Violence Among Young People, hosted by U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free School on Wednesday, April 6, at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va. Duncan will discuss the Department’s efforts and collaborations with other federal agencies.

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April 06, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Relationship between Education Innovation and Business at Stanford University Symposium

U.S. Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton will give keynote remarks at the 2011 Stanford Business of Education Symposium: Innovation in Education on Wednesday, April 6 at Stanford University.

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April 06, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan, Attorney General Holder to Address National Action Network’s 20th Anniversary Convention in New York

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address a plenary session at the National Action Network’s 20th anniversary convention on Wednesday, April 6, at noon ET in New York City. His remarks will focus on the need for youth of all ages to feel safe in their neighborhoods and schools in order to reach their fullest potential.

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April 04, 2011

2 p.m. ET Today -- Secretary Duncan, OCR Assistant Secretary Ali to Hold Press Conference Call on Campus Sexual Assault Guidance

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will hold a press conference call at 2 p.m. EDT today to discuss comprehensive guidance to help schools, colleges and universities better understand their obligations under federal civil rights laws to prevent and respond to the problem of campus sexual assault.

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April 05, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Federal Initiatives in Education Innovation at Arizona State University

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in Arizona State University's Education Innovation Summit on Tuesday, April 5, at the Royal Palms in Phoenix.

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April 05, 2010

Rehabilitation Services Commissioner to Give Keynote Address at Ohio Disability Employment Alliance Summit

Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), will deliver the keynote address to the Ohio Disability Employment Alliance Summit Tuesday, April 5 in Columbus, Ohio. Ruttledge will discuss national employment strategies, initiatives and give updates on RSA activities.

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April 05, 2011

Secretary Duncan to Address Anti-Defamation League's Annual Leadership Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address at the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) annual Leadership Conference Tuesday in Washington, D.C. In his remarks, Duncan will discuss initiatives that the Education Department has undertaken against bullying and discrimination to keep all students safe and learning.

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April 05, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan to Address 16th National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Capitol Forum. Duncan will highlight the need to reform No Child Left Behind and maintain the maximum Pell grant to help all students gain access to higher education.

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April 05, 2011

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Discuss Adult Learning Intiatives at National Center for Family Literacy Conference

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, will discuss the initiatives the Department has undertaken to reform adult learning at the National Center for Family Literacy annual conference in Louisville, Ky.

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April 05, 2011

Education, Agriculture Aecretaries to Discuss Need for College and Career Training at National 4-H Youth Conference

Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack at the National 4-H Youth Conference in Chevy Chase, Md., to talk to student leaders from schools across the nation about the need to pursue college and career training. Duncan will deliver his remarks to approximately 300 students from rural, urban and suburban communities throughout the nation at 8:30 a.m.

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