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April 04, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White to Address Rural Education at Meeting of the Appalachian Higher education Network

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will address the “brain drain” in rural America during a discussion sponsored by the Appalachian Higher Education Network on Monday, April 4 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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April 04, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor Joins Political Leaders and National Experts to Discuss Investment in Early Learning at Pennsylvania Business Summit

U. S. Department of Education Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will join Sen. Robert P. Casey, Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley and state Sen. Pat Browne to discuss public investment in early learning at the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission 4th Annual Economic Summit from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, April 4, in Harrisburg, Pa. Dr.

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April 04, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary to Participate in Summit on Preventing Youth Violence

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will give remarks at the Summit on Preventing Youth Violence, hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice, on Monday, April 4, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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April 02, 2011

Assistant Secretary Ochoa to Serve on Panel at Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting in San Diego

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will serve on a panel entitled, “Financial Aid: Innovation for Affordability,” at the fourth annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting at 2:30 p.m. PT, Saturday, April 2, at the University of California, San Diego.

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April 04, 2011

White House Hispanic Initiative Executive Director to Discuss Impact of Budget on Hispanic-Serving Institutions

Juan Sepúlveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will participate on a panel at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and University’s (HACU) 16th Annual National Capitol Forum in Washington, D.C.

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April 01, 2011

AIM Commission to Hold Friday Meeting by Teleconference, Public Invited to Listen

The Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education (AIM Commission) will hold its second full-commission teleconference from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Friday with the public invited to listen.

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April 01, 2011

Rehabilitation Services Commissioner to Address Policy Forum on Rehabilitation and New Technologies

Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), will deliver the keynote address to the American Association of People with Disabilities' Policy Forum on Rehabilitation and New Technologies Friday in Washington.

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March 31, 2011

U.S. Education Official to Participate in Panel Discussion on Recruiting Teachers for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education

Michael Lach, special assistant for science, technology, engineering and math education to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will participate in a breakfast panel discussion on “Creating a Talent Pool for Chicago and the Midwest: Driving Education in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)” hosted by the Executives’ Club of Chicago from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

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March 31, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Secretary Tony Miller to Deliver Opening Remarks at Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will provide the opening remarks at Harvard University’s three-day Advanced Leadership Initiative Think Tank at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 31 in Cambridge, Mass. The Think Tank will focus on partnerships between social entrepreneurs and educational institutions to enhance education through technology.

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March 31, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Panel Discussion at Georgetown University on Importance of Character Development in Student Achievement

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in an education forum addressing character development and its impact on student achievement. The forum, hosted by the Chavez Schools and Georgetown University, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Georgetown University.

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