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U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Discuss Department’s Work to Meet Higher Education Needs of Service Members and Veterans at Worldwide Education Symposium Hosted by the Department of Defense

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Event Date 1: July 25, 2012 08:30 am - 10:30 am

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver a keynote address on the Department’s work to meet the higher education needs of service members and veterans at the Department of Defense (DoD) Worldwide Education Symposium in Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 25. Kanter will discuss the Obama Administration’s proposals to reform and strengthen higher education for all students. She will also give details on the President’s ongoing Executive Order: Establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses and Other Family Members.

The symposium is held every three years and attracts voluntary education personnel from each of the military service branches. It is hosted by the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES).

Event 1
Who : U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter
What : Keynote remarks on addressing higher education needs of the military and veterans
When : 8:30 a.m. PT on Wednesday, July 25
Where : MGM Grand Hotel
3799 Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nev.