April 2013

April 30, 2013

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Visit Seattle’s Cleveland High, Spotlight School’s Transformation Efforts

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier, who heads the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will visit Seattle’s Cleveland STEM High School on Tuesday, spotlighting the school’s transformation efforts aimed

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April 30, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary to Speak at American Educational Research Association 94th Annual Meeting and Tour Cross Cultural Family Center in San Francisco

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan will travel to San Francisco on Tuesday, April 30, for a three-day tour of the region to highlight the need for more high-quality early learning programs and innovative teaching strategies.

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April 30, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary to Speak at American Educational Research Association 94th Annual Meeting and Tour Cross Cultural Family Center in San Francisco

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan will travel to San Francisco on Tuesday, April 30, for a three-day tour of the region to highlight the need for more high-quality early learning programs and innovative teaching strategies.

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April 29, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Host Press Call to Discuss Changes to Student Financial Aid Application

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a press call today at 3 p.m. to discuss upcoming changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that will help the Department to more accurately and fairly discuss students' need for aid. Justin Draeger, president of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, will join Duncan on the call.

April 29, 2013

U.S. Secretaries Duncan and Sebelius to Discuss Need for High-Quality Early Learning Programs at National Institute For Early Education Research Event

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will participate in a panel discussion at the National Institute for Early Education Research’s (NIEER) release of The State of Preschool Yearbook 2012 on Monday, April 29, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

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April 29, 2013

U.S. Department of Education to Co-Host Correctional Education Summit on Monday with the Ford Foundation

Continuing a discussion started in the fall of 2012, the U.S. Department of Education will co-host a Correctional Education Summit with the Ford Foundation on Monday, April 29, 2013. The event is an opportunity to assess progress on correctional education with field leaders and to identify levers for improving existing programs and policy.

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April 22, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Participate in Convening on American Women and Girls in Politics

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver remarks at the Convening on American Women and Girls in Politics on Monday, April 22, at the White House. The event, sponsored by the White House Council on Women and Girls in conjunction with the U.S.

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April 22, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Announce U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awards

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley, and Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Persiacepe will announce the second annual U.S.

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April 19, 2013

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Participate in Discussion of Immigration Reform at Georgetown University

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier, who heads the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will participate in a “Conversation about Immigration Reform and STEM Graduates” Friday at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.  The event is one of over 70 activities taking place throughout the U.S. Friday spotlighting immigration reform.

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April 19, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Columbus for Education Town Hall with Mayor Michael Coleman

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman on Friday, April 19, to address education stakeholders and co-host a community conversation on improving the city's education system.

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April 19, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Travel to Cleveland for Two Education Events with Rep. Fudge, Mayor Jackson, Cleveland Schools' CEO Gordon and Others

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will visit Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday, April 19, for two education events: a listening session with school superintendents hosted by Rep. Marcia L. Fudge and a panel discussion with Mayor Frank Jackson and stakeholders on Cleveland's education reform plan.

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April 19, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Travel to Cleveland for Two Education Events with Rep. Fudge, Mayor Jackson, Cleveland Schools' CEO Gordon and Others

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will visit Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday, April 19, for two education events: a listening session with school superintendents hosted by Rep. Marcia L. Fudge and a panel discussion with Mayor Frank Jackson and stakeholders on Cleveland's education reform plan.

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April 19, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Visit Training Facility in Richmond, California, to Highlight Investments in Innovative Training Partnerships

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will tour the Contra Costa College warehouse training facility, which it operates along with the Richmond Workforce Investment Board and the San Pablo Economic Development Corp., on Friday, April 19, in Richmond, Calif. The tour will highlight how recent investments have strengthened local partnerships between community colleges and employers.

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April 17, 2013

U.S. Education Official to Address 2013 ASU-GSV Advisors Education Innovation Summit

Jim Shelton, who will assume the role of acting deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Education in May, will deliver remarks in two sessions of the 2013 ASU-GSV Advisors Education Innovation Summit Wednesday at The Phoenician hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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April 16, 2013

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Address Business Coaltion for Student Achievement on 30th Anniversary of A Nation At Risk

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the Business Coalition for Student Achievement's event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the release of A Nation At Risk, on Tuesday, April 16, at 2:00 p.m. ET, in Washington, D.C.

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April 15, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell to Visit St. Michael's School and Nursery Early Learning Program in Wilmington

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join Delaware Gov. Jack Markell on Monday, April 15 for a tour of St. Michael's School and Nursery preschool classrooms from 10:30-11:15 a.m. ET to observe their early learning program and highlight the President's Preschool for All proposal to expand access to high quality preschool for all children.

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April 15, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell to Visit St. Michael's School and Nursery Early Learning Program in Wilmington

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join Delaware Gov. Jack Markell on Monday, April 15 for a tour of St. Michael's School and Nursery preschool classrooms from 10:30-11:15 a.m. ET to observe their early learning program and highlight the President's Preschool for All proposal to expand access to high quality preschool for all children.

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April 15, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Participate in Young Latino Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver opening remarks and participate in a panel discussion at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 2013 Young Latino Leaders Summit Series on Monday, April 15, in Washington, D.C. Kanter’s remarks will focus on the Obama Administration’s second-term education agenda and the impact it will have on Hispanic students and families.

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April 12, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Officials to Participate in National Forum on School Improvement in Arlington, Va

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle and Jo Anderson, senior advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Education, will participate in panel discussions at the National Forum on School Improvement on Friday, April 12, in Arlington, Va.

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April 12, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Officials to Participate in National Forum on School Improvement in Arlington, Va

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle and Jo Anderson, senior advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Education, will participate in panel discussions at the National Forum on School Improvement on Friday, April 12, in Arlington, Va.

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April 11, 2013

U.S. Education Officials to Hold Conference Call to Discuss School Emergency Management

The U.S. Department of Education and the National Rural Education Association (NREA) will host a conference call with rural school leaders and stakeholders to discuss school emergency management on Thursday, April 11 from 1-2 p.m. ET.

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April 10, 2013

Press Conference Call with Secretary Duncan Today on Administration's FY2014 Budget Request for Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and senior education officials will hold a press conference call with reporters at 3 p.m. ET today, April 10, to detail the education priorities of the administration’s fiscal year 2014 budget request.

April 11, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Testify before House Appropriations Committee on FY 2014 Education Budget

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will testify on the President’s FY 2014 budget request and the administration’s continued investments in education before the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday, April 11 at 10 a.m. ET in the Rayburn House Office Building.

April 10, 2013

Press Conference Call with Secretary Duncan Wednesday on Administration's FY 2014 Budget Request for Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and senior education officials will hold a press conference call with reporters at 3 p.m. ET Wednesday to detail the education priorities of the administration’s fiscal year 2014 budget request.

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April 10, 2013

U.S. Secretary Of Education Arne Duncan and National PTA President Betsy Landers to Discuss School Safety at Loch Raven High School in Baltimore

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will co-host a town hall on Wednesday, April 10, at 6 p.m. with National PTA President Betsy Landers. They will join students, parents, teachers and community members to discuss school safety at Loch Raven High School in Baltimore, Md.

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April 10, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Participate in Educator-Employer Forum in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in an Educator-Employer Forum hosted by the Association of American Colleges and Universities on Wednesday, April 10, in Washington, D.C.

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