July 11, 2012U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller to Visit William Peace University to Discuss Education Reform and College Affordability
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will hold a discussion session at William Peace College in Raleigh, N.C. on Thursday, July 12 from 8-9:30 a.m. ET. Miller will meet with business and education leaders to discuss education issues including reform and the need to make college affordable and accessible for all students.
July 11, 2012U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Discuss Efforts to Control the Rising Cost of College and Increase Graduation Rates During Conferences with Higher Education Leaders
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will highlight the need to increase college access and affordability during a town hall discussion on college costs with leaders at the University of Washington today.
July 11, 2012White House HBCU Initiative Director to Discuss Equity in Education at Southern University's National Alumni Conference
John Silvanus Wilson Jr., executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will discuss educational equity as part of a luncheon address at the Southern University Alumni Federation’s 2012 National Alumni Conference Thursday in Atlanta.
July 10, 2012U.S. Department of Education to Kick Off Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Series with Celebrity Guests
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Personal Chef to the First Family Samuel Kass, and Cornell McClellan, fitness consultant and personal trainer to the First Family, will launch this year's Let's Read! Let's Move! summer enrichment series at the U.S. Department of Education headquarters building on Wednesday, July 11, at 12:00 p.m. ET. The goal of the series is to keep children moving, active, and reading over the summer months.
July 6, 20123:30 PM Today: Education Secretary Duncan and Senior Education Department Officials Discuss Flexiblity from No Child Left Behind on National Press Call
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join Carmel Martin, U.S. Department of Education assistant secretary for planning, evaluation and policy development, and Michael Yudin, U.S. deputy assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, to host a press call at 3:30 p.m.
July 6, 2012U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach to Discuss Skills Gap and College Affordability at National Student Organization's Annual Meeting in Orlando
The U.S. Department of Education's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach, John White, will discuss college affordability and the skills gap in Florida during his visit to Orlando on Monday, July 9 to deliver remarks at the opening session of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of American (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference.
July 5, 2012
Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will address the National Student Leadership Conference Friday at American University in Washington, D.C. Posny will discuss the history of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the equity law which entitles children with disabilities to a free, appropriate public education in the least restrictive