November 16, 2011
Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs and Outreach Massie Ritsch will visit Springfield City Schools on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to learn about the district’s innovative programs aimed at improving students’ college and career readiness, and to discuss the President’s proposed American Jobs Act.
November 15, 2011Department to Host VSA Student Art Exhibit Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Honor of International Education Week
U.S. Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny and the Education Department's Director of International Affairs Maureen McLaughlin will give keynote remarks at the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of an art exhibit by students from around the world at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Department's Auditorium, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W.
November 15, 2011U.S. Education Officials to Address Annual Conference of the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), and Melody Musgrove, director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), will address the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities Wednesday at the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor, Md.
November 15, 20112:30 PM Today: We Can't Wait: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and USDA Deputy Secretary Merrigan to Join OMB Director Jack Lew for Conference Call
Washington, DC Today at 2:30 PM EDT, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen Merrigan will join Office of Management and Budget Director Jack Lew for a conference call to discuss the Administration's progress cutting wasteful improper payments by nearly $18 billion dollars as par
November 14, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will honor the nation’s 315 Blue Ribbon Schools for 2011 at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 15th, at 12:30 p.m. EDT at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.
November 10, 2011Education Secretary to Join National and Local Education Leaders in Celebrating Teachers as Part of American Education Week
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel, Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Morton Sherman and T.C. Williams High School Principal Suzanne Maxey to celebrate teachers and visit with students at 8:20 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 14.
November 10, 2011Secretary Duncan, Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to Participate in Trans-Atlantic Video Conference, Connecting Students from U.S. & United Arab Emirates
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, along with students from Chantilly High School in Fairfax County, Va., will participate Monday in a special trans-Atlantic video conference with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in London and students from the United Arab Emirates in Dubai.
November 10, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold his second “Ask Arne” Twitter Town Hall at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14. Veteran journalist John Merrow will return to moderate the town hall that will be broadcast live on Ed’s ustream channel, http://www.ustream.tv/channel/education-department.
November 10, 2011U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Panel Discussion on College Completion and American Competitiveness
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will participate in a panel discussion at the National Journal Policy Summit at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Union Station’s Columbus Club at Union Station in Washington, D.C.
November 9, 2011U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Panel Discussion on College Completion and American Competitiveness
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will participate in a panel discussion at the National Journal Policy Summit at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Columbus Club at Union Station in Washington, D.C.