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February 13, 2014

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans Launches Summit Series in 2014 on Improving Education for African American Children and Youth

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA) will hold the first of four upcoming summits on improving learning and development for African American children and youth at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., on Thurs.-Fri., Feb. 13-14.

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February 11, 2014

U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights to Present Outreach Sessions in Farmington, Ark., on Students with Diabetes

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights-Dallas Office will conduct free technical assistance presentations on Tuesday, Feb. 11 concerning students with diabetes who attend public elementary and secondary schools in Arkansas. The presentations will take place at the Northwest Education Service Cooperative, located at 4 North Double Springs Rd., in Farmington, Ark.

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February 09, 2014

U.S. Assistant Education Secretary Deb Delisle to Discuss 2014 Education Priorities at the Illinois Association for Gifted Children Past President's Reception

U.S. Assistant Education Secretary Deb Delisle will address the Past President's Reception at the 19th Annual Illinois Association for Gifted Children Convention in Naperville, Ill., on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. Delisle will deliver informal remarks highlighting the Department's 2014 education priorities.

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February 10, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit DC Scholars Stanton Elementary to Highlight School Turnaround Efforts and Partnerships to Improve Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan; District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray; District of Columbia Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson; State Superintendent of Education Jesus Aguirre; and Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), will visit and tour DC Scholars Stanton Elementary on Monday, Feb. 10.

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February 06, 2014

U.S. Department of Education’s National Center For Education Statistics (NCES) to Host Technical Symposium on College Ratings System

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s ongoing outreach to higher education stakeholders in developing a college ratings system, the Department will seek feedback from national experts at a technical symposium on Thursday, Feb. 6.

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February 04, 2014

Acting Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Address New York State School Boards Association at Congressional Breakfast

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will give remarks and participate in a question and answer session at the New York State School Boards Association’s Congressional Breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 8 a.m. ET, in Washington, D.C.

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January 29, 2014

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley To Address Council For Higher Education Accreditation’s 2014 Annual Conference

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will give brief remarks followed by a Question and Answer session at the 2014 annual conference of the Council of Higher Education Accreditation, or CHEA, on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 12:45 p.m., in Washington, D.C.

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January 21, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Host College Access Town Hall in Hartford

On Tuesday, January 21, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit University High School of Science and Engineering in Hartford, Conn., for a college access town hall to engage with students, college counselors, and state and local leaders—including Gov. Dannel Malloy, U.S. Sens.

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January 21, 2014

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Host Engagement Session in Fall River, Mass. Aimed at Improving Foundation Skills of U.S. Adults

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, will host an engagement session in Fall River, Mass., on Tues., January 21, to gather input for developing a national plan to improve the preparedness of low-skilled U.S. adults. She will give opening remarks at 10 a.m., followed by remarks from U.S.

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January 20, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Observe Federal Holiday by Participating in City Year's Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day at Coolidge High School in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks and participate in City Year Washington, D.C.'s Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Service Day. The event, which will take place from 8:45 a.m. to noon on Monday, Jan. 20, at Coolidge High School in the District, will commemorate the civil rights movement and honor the life and work of Dr. King.

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