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May 17, 2014

Senior Official to Participate in Event Commemorating 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will join a coalition of parents, teachers, clergy members and community leaders on Saturday, May 17, at John Philip Sousa Middle School in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.

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May 14, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Host Roundtable on Supporting Students of Color

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) and in collaboration with the White House Initiatives on American Indian and Alaska Native and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will hold the first in a series

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May 14, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Deliver Arizona State Commencement Address

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Arizona Wednesday where he will deliver the commencement address at Arizona State University and hold a roundtable discussion with Phoenix-area school principals.

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May 08, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Schools in Longmont, Denver and Falcon to Highlight STEM, Race to the Top, and Innovative Principal and Teacher Leadership Programs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Longmont, Denver and Falcon, Colo., on Thursday and Friday, May 8-9, for several events that highlight excellence in education, teacher and principal leadership, and the importance of community involvement in our schools.

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May 08, 2014

U.S. Educational Technology Director Richard Culatta to Address Broadband Coalition Forum

Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Education Department's Office of Educational Technology, will address the annual conference of the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition Thursday in Washington, D.C.

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May 06, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Testify on Education Budget Request before Senate Budget Committee

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will testify Tuesday before the Senate Budget Committee on the administration’s fiscal year 2015 budget request for education.

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May 05, 2014

Deputy Secretary of Education to Participate in Summit on Social and Emotional Development in Youth in St. Paul, Minnesota

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will participate in a summit aimed at understanding and promoting social and emotional development in youth on Monday, May 5, in St. Paul, Minn. St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman will attend the summit.

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May 02, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Lead College Access and Affordability Student and Parent Town Hall in San Antonio, Texas

Alexandra Ceja, the executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH), will join San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett, and education leaders at 2 p.m.

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May 01, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Official to Visit Historic Eliot K-8 Innovation School in Boston and Highlight Successful School Reform Efforts

Massie Ritsch, acting assistant secretary for communications and outreach at the U.S.

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April 30, 2014

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon to Visit Two California Universities to Highlight Successes in Addressing Community Responses to Sexual Assault

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will visit two California universities this week as part of a nationwide university tour by Obama Administration officials to raise awareness of campus sexual assault. Lhamon will discuss the work of the U.S.

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