September 6, 2011Education Secretary Highlights Labor Collaboration, Early Childhood Education in Pennsylvania to Kick Off Great Lakes Bus Tour
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan kicks off the Department’s “Education and the Economy” bus tour with an event at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 at 8:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Duncan will join Pittsburgh Superintendent Linda Lane for a panel discussion with local labor leaders to talk about labor management collaboration and the key role it plays in driving success in the classroom.
September 2, 2011U.S. Education Department Senior Staff to Visit Cleveland to Meet with Public School Leaders, Promote "Let's Move!" Initiative and Support For Low-Performing Schools
Senior staff at the U.S. Department of Education will visit Cleveland on Wednesday, Sept. 6, in advance of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's visit the following day, where he will focus on the role that education plays in securing America's economic future.
September 2, 2011Education Under Secretary to Discuss Access to Quality Education in Rochester as Part of ‘Education and the Economy’ Bus Tour
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will travel to Rochester Tuesday as part of a series of events across the Great Lakes region that will highlight the role education plays in boosting the American economy. Kanter will visit Monroe Community College at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6 and discuss the importance of public-private partnership and access to a high-quality education.
September 2, 2011Assistant Education Secretary to Highlight Career and Technical Education in Toledo in Advance of Secretary Duncan's "Education and the Economy" Bus Tour
U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult and Education (OVAE) Brenda Dann-Messier will join local school officials and legislators in Toledo on Tuesday, Sept. 6 as part of a series of events across the Great Lakes region that will highlight the role education plays in boosting the American economy.
August 30, 2011RSA Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge to Give Keynote Remarks at Georgia Rehabilitation Association Conference
Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will give keynote remarks at the Georgia Rehabilitation Association (GRA) Annual Training Conference on Wednesday, August 31, at St. Simons Island, Ga. Ruttledge will discuss creating partnerships to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
August 30, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education's Senior Policy Advisory Hal Plotkin will join students and faculty at the University of Maryland College Park tomorrow at a press conference to help launch a campaign for affordable textbooks.
August 30, 2011Department of Education’s Deputy Secretary for Rural Outreach John White to Host Agency’s First Twitter Rural Forum Tomorrow
The U.S. Department of Education’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will host a Twitter Rural Forum at #EDRuralChat on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 3-3:30 p.m. ET. Beginning today, Twitter users can submit questions on rural education to the Deputy Assistant Secretary using the hash tag #EDRuralChat.
August 29, 2011Civil Rights Assistant Secretary Ali to Head U.S. Delegation Promoting Collaboration with Brazilian Government on Equity in Education
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will travel to Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Brasilia Aug. 29-Sept. 2 as a follow-up to President Barack Obama's trip to Brazil in March 2010.
August 29, 2011RSA Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge to Give Keynote Remarks at Kentucky Rehabilitation Association Annual Training Conference
Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will give keynote remarks at the Kentucky Rehabilitation Association Annual Conference on Tuesday, August 30 in Covington, Ky. Ruttledge will discuss RSA initiatives and updates on pending legislation.
August 25, 2011Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Meet with Tribal Educators and Give Commencement Address in South Dakota
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to South Dakota on Friday, Aug. 26, to conduct a roundtable discussion with tribal educators and stakeholders, hold a media availability following the conversation, and deliver the commencement address at Sinte Gleska University. He will also attend the Rosebud-Sioux 135th Tribal Fair.