June 11, 2012
Greg Darnieder, the U.S. Secretary Education’s senior advisor on the College Access Initiative, will deliver keynote remarks at the Symposium for Multicultural Recruitment on Tuesday, June 12 in Dallas. During his remarks, Darnieder will discuss college affordability, k-12 and college partnerships, and the use of data as a performance management tool.
June 8, 2012Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Address Event Marking 30th Anniversary of Plyler V. Doe Supreme Court Ruling
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will address a forum sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union to recognize the 30th anniversary of the Plyler v. Doe Supreme Court ruling Monday in Washington, D.C.
June 7, 2012
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will provide the lead-off testimony at a full field hearing chaired by U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, on the topic of “Bullying-Free Schools: How Local, State and Federal Efforts Can Help” Friday in Des Moines.
June 7, 2012Education Officials to Visit Minneapolis, Will Hold "Together for Tomorrow" Town Hall to Highlight Importance of Community Engagement in Education
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in a “Together for Tomorrow” (TFT) town hall on the value of community partnerships in helping to propel school improvement. She will discuss the need to turn around low-performing schools and the value of partnerships in helping to do that.
June 6, 2012Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Address D.C.'s Benjamin Banneker Academic High School Graduation
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will deliver the commencement address at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School’s graduation ceremony Thursday at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
June 6, 2012Assistant Secretary Ochoa to Discuss Higher Education with U.S. Senators and University Presidents at 2012 Colorado Capital Conference
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate in a discussion on higher education at the 2012 Colorado Capital Conference on Thursday, June 7 at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. Ochoa will join U.S. Sen.
June 6, 2012U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Discuss Education Reform Initiatives with National Conference of State Legislatures
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss state and local education reform efforts at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) meeting on Thursday, June 7, at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.
June 5, 2012U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Career and Technical Education and STEM Events in North Carolina
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will travel to eastern North Carolina tomorrow to visit several local Career and Technical Education (CTE) as well as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives that are helping to ensure that students are college and career ready.
June 5, 2012Senior Official to Discuss President's 2020 College Completion Goal at Conference for Mercy Higher Education in Avon, Connecticut
Rosemarie Nassif, special advisor to the assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate in the Conference for Mercy Higher Education on Wednesday, June 6, in Avon, Conn.
June 4, 2012
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will address the National Disability Rights Network Annual Conference Tuesday in Baltimore. She will discuss topics covering restraint and seclusion, bullying and the Civil Rights Data Collection.