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July 21, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Speak at Roots for Change: Idaho Hispanic Education Summit

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will discuss the importance of helping Hispanic students achieve educational excellence at the opening session of the 2nd Annual Idaho Summit on Educational Excellence About Hispanic Students on Wednesday, July 21, at 8:30 a.m. at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.

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July 21, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Speak at Military Child Education Coalition 12th Annual Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) 12th Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Hotel and Conference Center, National Harbor, Maryland on Wednesday, July 21. Duncan will join 1,200 military personnel and families, educators, counselors and community leaders to discuss the unique needs of military families.

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July 21, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Officials to Discuss Turning Around Low-Performing Schools at Regional Forum in Austin

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Carl Harris and Special Assistant Kandace Jones will discuss turning around low-performing schools during a regional forum at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, in Austin, Texas.

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July 21, 2010

National Rural Education Technology Summit Wednesday in D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough will convene a National Rural Education Technology Summit on Wednesday at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.

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July 20, 2010

Under Secretary Kanter to Address CASE's Summit for Advancement Leaders

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver remarks to more than 650 participants attending the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s (CASE) Summit for Advancement Leaders on Tuesday, July 20, in New York City.

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July 20, 2010

Assistant Secretary Posny to Address Annual OSEP Project Directors Conference

Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will address the Office of Special Education Programs' 2010 Project Directors Conference Tuesday at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. The conference annually brings together officials involved in administering special education grants from the department.

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July 19, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Speak at 2010 Reading Institute in Anaheim, CA

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will discuss the importance of early learning and literacy instruction at the opening session of the 2010 Reading Institute in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, July 19. This year, the U. S. Department of Education is joining with the National Institute for Literacy and the U. S.

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July 17, 2010

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Deliver Commencement Address at Western Governors University

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter will deliver the keynote address at commencement ceremonies of Western Governors University on Saturday, July 17, in Salt Lake City. A non-profit, online university, Western Governors will confer degrees to nearly 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students based in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and overseas.

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July 19, 2010

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Address 2010 Gear Up Annual Conference

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter will address the annual conference of the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships/GEAR UP at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, July 19, in Washington, D.C.

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July 18, 2010

Assistant Secretary Posny to Participate in Special Olympics Roundtable, Helping Launch USA Games

Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will participate in the 2010 National Project UNIFY Education Leadership Roundtable Sunday at the Nebraska Governor's Mansion in Lincoln. The two-hour discussion, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Education, will help launch the Special Olympics USA National Games Week.

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