January 20, 2012U.S. Department of Education’s Equity and Excellence Commission to Hold Sixth Meeting Monday in D.C.
The U.S. Department of Education's Equity and Excellence Commission will hold its sixth meeting on Monday, Jan. 23 in Washington, D.C. The agenda will include a general update on the progress since the last meeting, discussion of particular language for certain portions of the report and reaching consensus on particular recommendations.
January 20, 2012Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin to Give Keynote Remarks at National Title I Conference in Seattle
Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Michael Yudin will deliver remarks during the National Title I Conference on Saturday, Jan. 21 in Seattle, Wash. During his remarks, Yudin will discuss the Department’s efforts to grant states more flexibility in dealing with the requirements of No Child Left Behind.
January 19, 2012U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Host Town Halls in Minneapolis Area on College Affordability and Education Reform
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will travel to the Minneapolis area on Friday, Jan. 20, to host two town halls: one focusing on higher education, specifically FAFSA—the Free Application for Federal Student Aid—and college affordability; and the other on creating a world-class cradle to college and career education system. Media availabilities will follow both events.
January 19, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan welcomes the new 2011-12 FFA National Officers to the U.S. Department of Education headquarters today at 4 p.m. ET. Duncan will congratulate the student officers, thank them for their leadership, and discuss the administration’s support for agriculture education, and career and technical education.
January 19, 2012Listen Live Online Today: Vice President Biden, Deputy Education Secretary Miller to Talk with High School Students about College Affordability
Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will travel to Reno, Nev., today to talk to high school students and their families about the importance of college and the steps the Administration has taken to keep college affordable in Nevada and across the country.
January 18, 2012Secretary Duncan, Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Commitment to Open Government, Transparent Data
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Aneesh Chopra, the U.S. Chief Technology Officer, at the first TechAmerica Foundation Recommendations for Education and Advancement of Learning (REAL) Agenda Commission meeting at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19.
January 17, 2012
Washington, DC On Thursday, January 19, Vice President Joe Biden and Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will visit Galena High School in Reno, Nevada to discuss college affordability.
January 17, 2012Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Participate in Roundtable Discussion on Data’s Value in Driving Education Reform
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in a panel discussion at Data Quality Campaign’s National Data Summit at 2:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 18, in Washington, D.C. The panel, which is also available via webcast, will discuss the critical role of statewide longitudinal data systems in building the evidence about what works in raising student achievement.
January 13, 2012Education Secretary to Observe Federal Holiday by Participating in City Year's Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day at Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks and participate in City Year Washington's Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day. The event, which will take place from 8:45 a.m. to noon on Monday, Jan. 16, at Dunbar High School in the District, will commemorate the civil rights movement and honor the life and work of Dr. King.
January 13, 2012Listen Live Online Today: Vice President Biden, Deputy Education Secretary Miller to Talk with High School Students about College Affordability
Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will travel to Doylestown, Pa., today to talk to high school students and their families about the importance of college and the steps the Administration has taken to keep college affordable in Pennsylvania and across the country.