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September 13, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Host Town Hall on Early Learning Education and Role of Head Start

Libby Doggett, deputy assistant secretary for policy and early learning at the U.S. Department of Education, will host a town hall on early learning education and the role of high-quality Head Start programs on Friday, Sept. 13, in Phoenix, Ariz.

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September 16, 2013

U.S. Department of Education to Visit Schools in California, Oregon and Washington as Part of 'Education Built to Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour

ED-Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken and other senior Department officials will visit 16 green ribbon award-winning schools in California, Oregon and Washington, Sept. 16-20 on the next leg of the 'Education Built To Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour to see and discuss ways that school facilities can enhance the conditions of learning.

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September 13, 2013

Department's Director of Student Achievement and School Accountability to Speak on Arts Education at 2013 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Exhibit Opening

Monique Chism, director of student achievement and school accountability, will deliver keynote remarks at the opening of the exhibit of art works by winners of the 2013 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, on Friday, Sept. 13 at the U.S. Department of Education headquarters building in Washington, D.C.

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September 12, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Visit Schools in Arizona as Part of "Strong Start, Bright Future" Back-To-School Bus Tour

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Phoenix, Scottsdale and Yuma on Thursday, Sept.

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September 12, 2013

Senior Department Officials to Lead Discussion on how Community and Family Partnerships can Advance Digital Learning as part of "Strong Start, Bright Future" Back-to-School Bus Tour

Michael Robbins, senior advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships and Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology, will lead a discussion on how community and family partnerships can advance digital learning, and participants will share their experiences and promising practices on Thursday, Sept. 12 at High Tech High in San Diego.

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September 12, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Visit Schools in Arizona As Part of "Strong Start, Bright Future" Back-to-School Bus Tour

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Phoenix, Scottsdale and Yuma on Thursday, Sept.

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September 06, 2013

White House Initiative “Back-to-School” Texas Tour Makes Final Stop in El Paso

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will close their Back-to-School Texas Tour – calling on leaders to work with one another to increase Hispanic education attainment levels -- on Friday, September 6, with a stop in El Paso, where they will visit the University of Texas at El Paso, a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) focused school.

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September 06, 2013

Deputy Assistant Secretary Sue Swenson to Participate in Launch of ESPN -Special Olympics Partnership

Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will deliver remarks at the launch of the ESPN-Special Olympics Global Partnership on Friday, Sept. 6 at ESPN Worldwide headquarters in Bristol, Conn.

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September 10, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit El Paso, Texas, and Columbus, N.M., as Part of 2013 Back-To-School Bus Tour

On Day 2 of the U.S. Department of Education’s ”Strong Start, Bright Future” back-to-school bus tour, Education Secretary Arne Duncan will hold events in El Paso, Texas and Columbus, New Mexico.

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September 04, 2013

Senior Official Returns to Alma Mater to Highlight Importance of Education Reform, Encourage Students to Pursue Careers in Education

Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, will return to his alma mater—Rhodes College in Memphis—today, Sept. 4, to host a forum with students on the Administration’s work to improve education for all students.

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