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September 07, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Deliver Keynote Address at Government Technology Summit

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, will keynote the Gov 2.0 Summit, a new government technology conference, at 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. Shelton's remarks will focus on "Next Generation Models for Education."

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September 03, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Visit New Mexico Schools, Meet with State and Local Education Officials to Discuss Jobs and School Reform

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will visit Adobe Acres Elementary, a Title I School, and El Camino Real Charter School in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Friday, September 3, to meet with school leadership, teachers and students.

September 03, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Keynote National Prevention Network Annual Research Conference

DENVER—Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the link between substance use and academic achievement, and detail the Department's efforts to address this problem at the National Prevention Network 23rd Annual Research Conference in Denver. The keynote address will take place at noon Friday, Sept.

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September 02, 2010

Press Conference Call with Secretary Duncan Set for 2 P.M. Thursday to Announce Winners of Competition to Create Better Assessments

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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call with reporters at 2 p.m. ET Thursday to announce the winners of the Race to the Top Assessment Competition. Secretary Duncan will be joined by state education leaders involved in developing the new assessments.

September 02, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Jackson, Mississippi

Will Hold Roundtable with Community Organizations on Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; Host Student and Parent Discussions on Importance of College

September 01, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Visit Washington State, Will Meet with University Officials, Teachers and Other Educators, Parents And Students

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will visit the state of Washington, Wednesday-Thursday, Sept. 1-2.

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August 31, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Visit Eugene, Oregon, to Deliver Keynote Address to Teachers and Staff, Hold Roundtable Discussion and Host a Community Conversation with Parents and Students

EUGENE, Ore.—U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver a keynote address at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Willamette High School welcoming back teachers and staff of Bethel School District. Later, at 1 p.m.

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August 30, 2010

U.S. Education Secretary Continues 'Courage in the Classroom' Bus Tour in the Northeast to Honor Nation's Teachers

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will make stops in New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine on his back to school bus tour to hold conversations with and honor America’s teachers on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 30-31.

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August 30, 2010

Assistant Education Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Participate in Discussion on Adult Education with Rep. Patrick Kennedy and Assistant Labor Secretary Jane Oates

U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will participate in a roundtable discussion on adult education, workforce development, and the Community College initiative with Rep. Patrick Kennedy and Employment and Training Administration Assistant Secretary Jane Oates Monday, Aug. 30 in Riverside, R.I.

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