September 7, 2011Senior Department Officials Highlight Community, Business, Parent Partnerships as Key to Educational Success
Education Department Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss and Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Department’s Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will host a forum with local community partners to highlight the ways innovation can transform education at Brown Street Academy in Milwaukee. The discussion will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8.
September 6, 2011U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Visit Detroit, Ann Arbor Thursday; Celebrate a "New Day" in Michigan as Part of Back-to-School Bus Tour
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Detroit and Ann Arbor Thursday as part of "Education and the Economy," the U.S. Education Department's second annual back-to-school bus tour.
September 6, 2011Education Secretary Duncan to Highlight Community Partnerships at Cleveland Stop During “Education and the Economy” Bus Tour
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit East Technical High School on Wednesday, Sept. 7, for “Connecting Cleveland’s Communities and Classrooms,” a panel discussion on community partnerships in education.
September 6, 2011Education Secretary Highlights Labor Collaboration in Toledo as Part of "Education and the Economy" Bus Tour
On Wednesday, Sept. 7, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will end the first day of his "Education and the Economy" bus tour with a visit to the Toledo Federation of Teachers Union Hall in Toledo at 7:20 p.m.
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.