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September 23, 2011

Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education to Address Maryland Career Pathways Summit

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for Vocational and Adult Education, will give remarks at the Maryland Career Pathways Summit at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, in Hanover, Md.

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September 23, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Deliver Remarks at National Principal of the Year Awards Gala on Friday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver brief congratulatory remarks at the National Association of Secondary School Principals’ (NASSP) National Principal of the Year Awards Gala on Friday, Sept. 23, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va.

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September 22, 2011

Secretaries Duncan, Napolitano to Highlight Recovery Efforts during Visit to Joplin

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Deputy Administrator Rich Serino will visit Joplin, Mo., on Thursday to meet with students, teachers and faculty as well as local officials and receive an update on how the Joplin community is continuing to recover from the May 2011 tornado.

September 21, 2011

Assistant Deputy Education Secretary Shelton to Discuss Competitive Workforce Strategies at Breakfast Event with Business Leaders

U.S. Assistant Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will deliver the keynote address at the Good Morning Metro South Breakfast, hosted by the Metro South Chamber of Commerce in Bridgewater, Mass., on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The breakfast will bring together more than 150 business leaders from across the region.

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September 21, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in National Academies Workshop on STEM Education and Its Impact on the Economy

Michael Lach, special assistant for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education, will participate in the 2011 National Academies workshop “Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Development of Regional Innovation Environments” on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery in Madison, Wis. The three-day workshop, which begins today, Sept.

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September 21, 2011

Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Address 'Viva Fest,' San Jose Mexican Heritage Corporation's Festival and Mariachi Conference

Jose Rico, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will give remarks at “Viva Fest,”the Mexican Heritage Corporation’s 20th annual San Jose Mexican Heritage Festival and Mariachi Conference at noon PDT on Wednesday, Sept.

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September 20, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Announce Broad Prize

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will announce the winner of the 2011 Broad Prize on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. This is the tenth anniversary of The Broad Prize, established in 2002.

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September 20, 2011

Assistant Secretary Russlynn Ali to Serve as Panelist at AKA Sorority’s Public Policy Conference at Howard University

Russlynn Ali, U.S. assistant secretary for Civil Rights, will participate on a panel at an Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Town Hall Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Ali will discuss the changes occurring in educational opportunities, educational disparities and enforcement policy.

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September 19, 2011

Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Education Secretary Duncan among Senior Leaders to Address Conference Commemorating National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week

Several senior officials, including White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will speak at the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ two-day national conference commemorating National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Week.

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September 19, 2011

Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Education Secretary Duncan among Senior Leaders to Address Conference Commemorating National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week

Several senior officials, including White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will speak at the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ two-day national conference commemorating National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Week.

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