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November 30, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Deliver Remarks at Release of Dropout Prevention Report

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and other public figures will deliver remarks at the release of a report from America's Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises and Johns Hopkins University's Everyone Graduates Center entitled, "Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic."

November 30, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Visit North Carolina to Meet with American Indian Students, Parents, Education Officials, Tribal Leaders

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will visit North Carolina Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, to meet with American Indian students, parents, education officials and tribal leaders. They will discuss education challenges facing American Indian students—from a rural to an urban perspective.

November 30, 2010

Department Officials to Open Federal Student Aid Annual Conference in Orlando

Three top U.S. Department of Education officials will kick off the 2010 Federal Student Aid (FSA) annual conference when they present opening remarks at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 30, at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

November 30, 2010

Under Secretary of Education to Address Civic Engagement, 2020 Completion Goal at MDCC Presidents Convening

Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will speak at the Maryland Campus Compact (MDCC) 2010 Presidents Convening in Owing Mills, Md., on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 12:40 p.m.

November 23, 2010

From Space Station, Astronauts to Speak with D.C. Students

As part of International Education Week activities, astronauts from the orbiting International Space Station will converse Tuesday with students from two Washington, D.C., middle schools about living and working in space.

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November 22, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Keynote Connecticut Bullying Forum

CONNECTICUT, Hartford—Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will address the importance of creating safe, supportive school environments at the Connecticut Bullying Forum at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 22, at the Connecticut State Capitol.

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November 20, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Deliver Keynote as Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference in Indianapolis

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will deliver the keynote address for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Research Conference at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, in Indianapolis, Ind. The event, which runs from Nov. 17-20, will be held at the Marriott Downtown.

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November 18, 2010

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Hold Call on DREAM Act

Washington — Today, Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 2:20 pm ET, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call on the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act), which will play an important part in the Administration's efforts to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020, making America more competi

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November 19, 2010

Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Give Remarks at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Dr. Alexa Posny will give remarks at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 2010 Annual Convention on Friday, Nov. 19 in Philadelphia, Pa. Posny will discuss the goals of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services and how they relate to the field of speech-language pathology.

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November 19, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Address Hispanic Education Issues at 2010 State of Latinos in Education Summit

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will serve as a panel speaker at the 2010 State of Latinos in Education Summit in Washington, D.C. Ochoa will speak from 9-9:30 a.m.

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