March 23, 2012
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will highlight the Administration’s work to make college more affordable and increase college graduation rates during events at De Anza College and Stanford University on Monday, March 26.
March 22, 2012Deputy Assistant Secretary John White to Discuss Rural Education on Panel at New England Secondary School Consortium Conference
The U.S. Department of Education’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach, John White, will discuss rural education and efforts to turn around low performing schools in rural areas at the New England Secondary School Consortium’s High School Redesign Conference on Friday, March 23 in Norwood, Mass.
March 22, 2012Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Address National Coalition of 100 Black Women's Oakland/Bay Area Chapter Luncheon
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will address the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Oakland/Bay Area Chapter’s 14th Annual Fundraiser/Madam C.J. Walker Business and Community Recognition Awards Luncheon Friday in San Francisco. In her remarks, Ali will discuss the topic of equal opportunities for women.
March 21, 2012U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Testify Before the House Appropriations Committee on the 2013 Education Budget
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will testify before the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday, March 22, at 10:00 a.m. ET in the Rayburn Building. Duncan will discuss the FY 2013 budget for the Department of Education and the need for continued investment in education, even during difficult budget times.
March 21, 2012
Suzanne Immerman, the U.S. Department of Education’s director of Strategic Partnerships, will address more than 200 leaders of community, private, and corporate grantmaking foundations at the Foundations on the Hill gathering at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 22, at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.
March 20, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Delaware on Friday, March 23, to hold a roundtable conversation with state leaders and others involved with the state’s Race to the Top plan. They will have an open and candid discussion about progress in achieving the goals of the grant and anticipated challenges.
March 20, 2012Deputy Assistant Secretary to Participate in District of Columbia's 2012 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Celebration
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Sue Swenson will participate in the District of Columbia’s 2012 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Celebration on Wednesday, March 21, at the National Youth Transition Center in the District. She will discuss the transition from school to college and career for students with developmental disabilities.
March 19, 2012Secretary Duncan to Discuss Importance of Collaboration with Technical Assistance Providers at Leveraging Resources Conference in Bethesda
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss the importance of collaboration in the Department’s initiatives and programs during a conference on leveraging resources on Tuesday, March 20 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Md.
March 19, 2012U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Symposium to Address Economic Recovery Through Community Partnerships
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March 19, 2012U.S. Department of Education to Participate in and Co-host White House LGBT Conference in Arlington, Texas
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, along with senior staff, will participate in the White House Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Conference on Safe Schools and Communities on Tuesday, March 20, at the University of Texas in Arlington. Duncan will deliver remarks by video.