April 4, 2013U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Discuss School Safety, Community Engagement and Preventing Gun Violence at 14th Annual National Action Network National Convention
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will travel to New York Friday to participate in the 14th Annual National Action Network National Convention and deliver remarks in a special plenary session at 11 a.m., focusing on the importance of keeping schools and communities safe, preventing gun violence and highlighting the need for community engagement.
April 3, 2013
Acting Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Michael Yudin will visit San Antonio, addressing a major education conference Thursday and touring schools that have received funding under the U.S. Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program on Friday.
April 2, 2013U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach, National Teaching Ambassador Fellow to Participate in National Conference on Rural Education Research
The U.S. Department of Education’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will discuss "Strengthen and Elevate the Teaching Profession and Implications for Rural Education" at the National Center for Research on Rural Education's national conference on Wednesday, April 3 in Omaha, Neb.
April 2, 2013
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will travel to Knoxville, Tenn., Wednesday for a series of events to highlight local education reform efforts and discuss President Obama’s proposals for increasing access to high-quality learning opportunities for all students.
April 2, 2013Bagpipes, Performance Poetry, and Color Guard to Open Art and Writing Exhibit of Military-Connected Students at Education Department Headquarters
The U.S. Department of Education will celebrate the opening of an art and writing exhibit of works by military-connected students, all winners from the worldwide Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) competition, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, April 3, at the Department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Entitled “America’s Children,” the exhibit features some 50 pieces of works from students based around the U.S., including Puerto Rico, and from Germany.
April 1, 2013U.S. Department of Education's Acting Director of Educational Technology to be Featured Speaker at Annual Early Education and Technology for Children Conference
Richard Culatta, acting director of the Office of Education Technology, will give opening remarks at the annual Early Education and Technology for Children ( EETC) conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Tuesday, April 2. His presentation is titled “Reimagining Learning Through Personalization.”