September 24, 2009
Good morning and thank you so much for coming today.
As you know, this is the first of a series of public conversations our department is holding here in DC on reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
This is the next phase of our Listening and Learning tour that has...
September 19, 2009
I am thrilled to be here today at WAHE conference and to address a group of women who share my priorities.
First I would like to start with the story of how I got my present job at the US Department of Education.
Before coming here, I wasn’t looking for a new job. I had been working in...
September 10, 2009
Thank you for inviting me here today. And thanks, especially, to Mike Cohen for Achieve's leadership of this extraordinary coalition of States, and to Achieve board members Craig Barrett, the chairman of Intel, and Governor Bredesen of Tennessee, who are so committed to improving our nation's...
September 2, 2009
Thank you very much, John. John Wilson is a forceful and thoughtful advocate for HBCUsand he already has begun to reinvigorate the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
It is an honor and a pleasure to be here, to see so many of the presidents and...