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July 14, 2011

National Call to Discuss Improved Access to School-Based Health Care Under Affordable Care Act

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on a national call on Thursday, July 14, at 11 a.m. EDT to discuss efforts to expand access to and improve delivery of health care at school-based health center sites.

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July 14, 2011

Military Child Education Coalition to Open Student Art and Writing Exhibit at the U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open an art and writing exhibit displaying works by student winners from the Military Child Education Coalition program at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Education Building, 400 Maryland Ave. S.W., in Washington, D.C.

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July 13, 2011

Deputy Assistant Secretary to Give Remarks at the National School Public Relations Association National Seminar

Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs and Outreach Massie Ritsch will give remarks at the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) National Seminar on Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

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August 10, 2011

U.S. Department of Education to Hold Race to the Top Assessment Public Meeting on Creating Valid, Reliable and Fair Assessments for Students with Disabilities and English Learners

The U.S. Department of Education will host the third in a series of public meetings related to the Race to the Top Assessment (RTTA) grants on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C.

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July 13, 2011

Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education to Address Annual Meeting of State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) in Boulder

Eduardo Ochoa, Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, will give remarks at the 58th annual meeting of SHEEO at 10:30 a.m. MDT on Wednesday, July 13, in Boulder, Colo. Ochoa will give an update of Obama administration initiatives in higher education.

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July 13, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary to Meet Student Finalists at Imagine Cup 2011 Worldwide Finals Competition in New York City

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will meet students participating in the ninth annual Imagine Cup 2011 Worldwide Finals competition on Wednesday, July 13, at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.

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July 13, 2011

Education Assistant Secretary to Deliver Keynote on Next Steps for Transitioning Students, Adult Education

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, will discuss the future of adult education during her keynote address at a conference hosted by the Iowa Association of Lifelong Learning (IALL) and the Adult Literacy Institute (ALI). Dann-Messier will speak at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13.

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July 12, 2011

White House Domestic Policy Council's Steve Robinson and US Department of Education's Michael Lach to Address National Science Teachers Association's K-12 STEM Education Policy Conference

Steve Robinson, special assistant for the White House Domestic Policy Council, and Michael Lach, special assistant for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education at the U.S. Education Department, will give remarks at the National Science Teachers Association's K-12 STEM Education Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, July 12.

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July 12, 2011

U.S. Rep. George Miller and Musician Eleanor Friedberger to Join Education Secretary Arne Duncan for Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Summer Enrichment Series Event on Tuesday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will be joined by U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) and musician Eleanor Friedberger of Fiery Furnaces on Tuesday, July 12 at noon for this summer's second Let's Read! Let's Move! summer enrichment event on the outdoor plaza of the Department's Lyndon Baines Johnson headquarters building in Washington, D.C. The Department's Let's Read!

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July 11, 2011

Federal Panel on Accessible Instructional Materials to Review Draft Report, Hold Public Hearing in Seattle

The U.S. Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities (AIM Commission) will convene Monday and Tuesday in Seattle. Members will review and discuss a draft list of 25 proposed recommendations for the Commission report to be submitted to Congress this fall.

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