Secretary Duncan to Seek Feedback on Higher Ed Affordability, College Rating System During #StuVoice Twitter Chat
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will moderate a one-hour #stuvoice Twitter chat on Monday to gather feedback from students on how to keep college affordable and how the administration’s college rating system can be useful for students and families.
Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Host Engagement Session to Improve Foundation Skills of U.S. Adults
Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, will host an engagement session in Redwood City, Calif., on Wed., January 8, to gather input for developing a national plan to improve the preparedness of low-skilled U.S. adults.
U.S. Education Secretary Duncan and U.S. Attorney General Holder to Make Announcement and Hold Roundtable on Solutions to Enhance School Climate/Improve Discipline Policies and Practices During Visit to Baltimore
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss school climate and discipline on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore. Duncan and Holder will participate in a roundtable discussion with students and deliver remarks during an event with civil rights advocates and local community members.
Secretary Arne Duncan and Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Host Conference Call with State Governors to Discuss Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) Grants to Build Statewide Systems of High-Quality Early Learning
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will join Governors from winning states to discuss the 2013 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) fund to improve access to high-quality early learning and development programs throughout their states.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in a press call on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 2:30 p.m. ET to highlight the results of the Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) 2013 report. He will be joined by Mike Casserly, executive director of the Council of the Great City Schools.
Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Host Engagement Session to Improve Foundation Skills of U.S. Adults
Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, will host an engagement session in Chicago, Ill., on Wed., Dec. 18, to gather input for developing a national plan to improve the preparedness of low-skilled U.S. adults.
Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley To Participate in Education Roundtable at the University of California -Davis on President Obama's College Ratings Proposal
U.S. Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will join U.S. Reps. John Garamendi and Ami Bera in a roundtable discussion at UC-Davis on the Administration's proposals to address rising college costs and make college more affordable for American families.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Chicago on Monday for a pair of events.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez to Promote Skills Training and Economic Development in Detroit Area
DETROIT – On Thursday, Dec. 12, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Detroit area to highlight innovative community college training programs and help launch a new campaign to encourage economic development in the city.
The President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic will meet today to review its 2013-2016 strategic plan, including activities and engagement efforts for 2014 on key priorities.