December 9, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the winter commencement of approximately 500 graduates at Fayetteville State University (FSU) at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10. In his address, Duncan will applaud the contributions of HBCU graduates to America and encourage students to consider public service and teaching careers.
December 8, 2011U.S. Education Official to be Honored at Empowering Students Through Technology Statewide Conference
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will be honored with the Heart of a Hero Award at the Empowering Students through Technology Statewide Assistive Technology Conference, hosted by the Kansas Infinitec Coalition at 11 a.m. on December 9, in Wichita, Kansas.
December 8, 2011Listen Live Online: Vice President Biden, Education Secretary Duncan to Host Town Hall with High School Students on College Affordability
Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Neptune Beach, Fla., 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.
December 7, 2011U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Buffalo, New York, to Discuss Turnaround Efforts of Some of the City's Lowest-Performing Schools
Jason Snyder, deputy assistant secretary for policy, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, will visit Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, Dec. 8, to discuss turnaround efforts of some of the city’s lowest-performing schools.
December 7, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit today with staff, volunteers and children participating in Horton's Kids, a weekly educational tutoring session taking place at the Department’s main headquarters building.
December 6, 2011
White House Domestic Policy Director Melody Barnes, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Obama Administration officials will celebrate and honor the newest group of Nationally Board Certified teachers tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at the White House.
December 5, 2011Deputy Assistant Secretary to Participate in Panel Discussion On Cloud-Based Solutions for Assistive Technology
Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will lead a panel discussion titled “Cloud-based Solutions for Assistive Technologies - Latest implementations and developments for the workplace, e-government, e-health and e-education" at the G3ict's M-Enabling Summit on Tuesday, December 6 in Nation Harbor, Md.
December 2, 2011Education Under Secretary to Discuss How Education and Innovation Will Shape the Future of Democracy
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver the keynote address during the Big Ideas Fest 2011 at 6:30 p.m. PT on Sunday, Dec. 4. The conference will be held at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay in Half Moon Bay, Calif.
December 1, 2011Education Secretary to Deliver Keynote Remarks at National Council for Social Studies Annual Conference
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will deliver keynote remarks at the National Council for the Social Studies’ (NCSS) 91st Annual Conference on Friday, Dec. 2 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
November 30, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call at 2 p.m. ET today to announce a new report on the distribution of state and local education resources within school districts. A press release and link to the reports will be available this afternoon.