Media Advisories
RSS feed for this content

September 12, 2011

Assistant Secretary for Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services to Participate in Panel Session to Help Launch the World Report on Disability

U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Alexa Posny will give remarks as a federal panelist during the launch of the World Report on Disability in Arlington, Va., at 10:50 a.m., Monday, September 12.

Tags:   
September 09, 2011

White House Domestic Policy Council Director Barnes and U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Hold National Press Call on the Role of Education in the American Jobs Act

Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes and U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a national press call today on investments in education proposed by President Obama through the American Jobs Act.

Tags:   
September 11, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan to Honor Teachers for Serving the 9-11 Generation at Roundtable Event

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit a school in Arlington, Va., on Sunday to honor teachers as the unsung heroes that arose from the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2011, to incorporate the history and lessons of that day into the curriculum for a generation of students over the last decade.

Tags:   
September 12, 2011

White House Hispanic Education Initiative Director to Address New Mexico State's Hispanic Faculty/Staff Caucus Leadership Summit

Juan Sepúlveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will deliver remarks at the New Mexico State University 2011 Hispanic Faculty/Staff Caucus Leadership Summit Monday in Las Cruces, N.M.

Tags:   
September 09, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Travel to Chicago on Friday, Visit Carl Schurz High School on Final Day of 'Education and the Economy' Bus Tour

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Carl Schurz High School in Chicago on Friday, Sept. 9, where he will visit a classroom and engage in a panel discussion with local leaders, including Gov. Pat Quinn, State Sen.

Tags:   
September 09, 2011

U.S. Education Official to Address Eastern Michigan University Event as Part of Secretary Duncan's Bus Tour

Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Alexa Posny will deliver remarks and participate in a roundtable discussion Friday at Eastern Michigan University focusing on preparation, recruitment and retention of special education teachers. More than 250 people are expected to attend the event. Her visit follows appearances by U.S.

Tags:   
September 09, 2011

Obama Administration Officials Visit Milwaukee School to Focus on Role of STEM Education in Boosting the Economy

White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss the vital role of education in preparing students for the jobs of the future during a visit on Friday, Sept.

Tags:   
September 08, 2011

Acting Assistant Education Secretary to Visit Toledo as Part of "Education and the Economy" Bus Tour

Acting Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Michael Yudin travels to Toledo tomorrow for a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. Academy for Boys, at 10 a.m. ET. Yudin will meet with school officials and visit classrooms in recognition of the school's continuous improvement. Yudin's visit is part of a series of events being hosted by the U.S.

Tags:   
September 21, 2011

Federal Partners will Come Together at Second Annual Summit to Discuss Continued Strategies for Combating Bullying

The U.S. Department of Education will host the second annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 21 - 22, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Tags:   
September 08, 2011

Education Secretary Visits Merrillville to Address One Region, One vision on Partnerships in Education as Part of "Education and the Economy" Bus Tour

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Merrillville on Thursday, Sept. 8 during his "Education and the Economy" bus tour where he will give remarks at the One Region, One Vision committee’s annual meeting.

Tags: