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November 23, 2013

Senior Official to Discuss Bullying and School Safety at Delaware PTA Annual Convention

David Esquith, director of the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, will discuss bullying, school safety and ways to maintain a positive school climate, as outlined in President Obama’s Now is the Time plan, at the Delaware PTA Annual Convention on Saturday, Nov. 23, in Middletown, Del.

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November 22, 2013

Senior Official to Participate in Symposium Focused on Ways to Prevent Bullying and Keep Schools Safe

David Esquith, director of the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, will serve on a panel at the Governor’s Prevention Partnership symposium on Friday, Nov. 22, in Orange, Conn.

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November 21, 2013

Acting Deputy Secretary Shelton to 'Job Shadow' Capitol Middle School Principal in Baton Rouge

Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will visit Capitol Middle School Thursday in Baton Rouge, La., and "shadow" Principal Viola Jackson as part of the U.S. Department of Education's "ED Goes Back to School Principal Shadow Week."

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November 21, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan To Visit New York City for Several Events on Thursday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will make announcements about two education reform efforts at events in New York City on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. First, he will appear on the MSNBC morning television show Morning Joe to announce the private-sector launch of the TEACH campaign, formerly housed at the Department.

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November 21, 2013

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton to Host Open Forum at Louisiana State University on the Administration’s Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability

On Thursday, Nov. 21, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will host an open forum at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge to gather public input on the administration’s proposals to address college value and affordability.

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November 20, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Give Keynote Address at Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning

Hal Plotkin, senior policy advisor to the U.S. Under Secretary of Education, will deliver the keynote address at the Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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November 19, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Honor National Blue Ribbon Schools in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will honor 286 schools as the 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools at a recognition ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 12:30 p.m. EDT at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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November 19, 2013

Department to Host VSA Student Art Exhibit and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony With Performances in Celebration of International Education Week

Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Director of International Affairs Maureen McLaughlin and Director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Melody Musgrove will give keynote remarks at the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of an art exhibit featuring students from around the world at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov.

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November 15, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Join Congressman Cantor in Higher Education Roundtable in Richmond

This Friday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to the University of Richmond where he will join Congressman Eric Cantor (VA-7) and a panel of local education leaders and students for a roundtable discussion on the importance of making the cost of college more transparent for students and families.

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November 15, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to Host Open Forum at University of Northern Iowa on the Administration’s Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability Sen. Tom Harkin to Give Opening Remarks at the Forum

On Friday, Nov. 15, Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will host the third of four open forums being held in November to gather public input on the administration's proposals to address college value and affordability. U.S. Sen.

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