October 2013

October 31, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Ohio as Part of Partners in Progress Tour Highlighting America’s Best Ideas in Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Ohio on Thursday, Oct. 31, for two events, as part of his Partners in Progress tour to see America’s ingenuity in education at work and discuss progress, promise and results.

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October 31, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Ohio as Part of Partners in Progress Tour Highlighting America’s Best Ideas in Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Ohio on Thursday, Oct. 31, for two events, as part of his Partners in Progress tour to see America’s ingenuity in education at work and discuss progress, promise and results.

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October 30, 2013

Press Call: Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Hold Press Call on New Public Engagement Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in a press conference call to announce new efforts to gather public input about the Obama Administration's proposals to address rising college costs and make college more affordable for American families.

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October 30, 2013

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education to give Keynote Remarks at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will travel to Silicon Valley tomorrow to give keynote remarks at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Innovation Summit. He will discuss how HBCUs can serve as hubs for educational innovation.

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October 29, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Eagle Academy Public Charter School Ribbon Cutting Event for Green, State-of-the-Art Center

Nadya Dabby, the U.S. Department of Education’s acting assistant deputy secretary of innovation and improvement, will participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony for Eagle Academy Public Charter School’s Eagle Center, which is a green state-of-the-art facility, on Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Washington, D.C.

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October 28, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Brightwood Elementary School to See How Preschool Students are Learning Valuable STEM Lessons through the Arts

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Brightwood Elementary School in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Oct. 28, to learn how teachers are using the arts to teach preschool students about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

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October 28, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Officials to Participate in iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton and Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will participate in the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) Blended and Online Learning Symposium on Monday, Oct. 28, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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October 28, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Officials to Participate in iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton and Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will participate in the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) Blended and Online Learning Symposium on Monday, Oct. 28, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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October 28, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Officials to Participate in iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton and Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will participate in the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) Blended and Online Learning Symposium on Monday, Oct. 28, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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October 28, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Officials to Participate in iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton and Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will participate in the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) Blended and Online Learning Symposium on Monday, Oct. 28, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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October 28, 2013

Senior U.S. Education Official to Address Family Involvement Conference in Lancaster, Pa., and Roundtable in Bethlehem, Pa.

Massie Ritsch, acting assistant secretary for communications and outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will travel to Pennsylvania Monday where he will address education audiences in Lancaster and Bethlehem.

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October 28, 2013

Senior U.S. Education Official to Address Family Involvement Conference in Lancaster, Pa., and Roundtable in Bethlehem, Pa.

Massie Ritsch, acting assistant secretary for communications and outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will travel to Pennsylvania Monday where he will address education audiences in Lancaster and Bethlehem.

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October 26, 2013

Senior Education Official to Deliver Keynote Remarks at Churches and Communities Connecting Leadership Conference in Cincinnati

The Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will deliver keynote remarks at the Churches & Communities Connecting Leadership Training Conference on Saturday, Oct. 26 in Cincinnati.

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October 24, 2013

Senior Official to Discuss U.S. Department of Education Support for Ensuring Healthy, Safe School Environments at 2013 School Safety Summit in Washington, D.C.

David Esquith, director of the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, will give remarks at the 2013 Safety School Summit Thursday, Oct. 24, in Washington, D.C. He will discuss the education-related components of President Obama's Now is the Time plan to keep schools and communities safe.

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October 24, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Travel to Chicagoland Area for Series of Events

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to the Chicagoland area for a series of events on Thursday, Oct. 24 and Friday, Oct. 25.

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October 24, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Travel to Chicagoland Area for Series of Events

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to the Chicagoland area for a series of events on Thursday, Oct. 24 and Friday, Oct. 25.

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October 23, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Deliver Remarks at the Public Meeting of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the public meeting of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC). The Commission is comprised of 21 federal agencies that work together to promote the financial literacy of Americans.

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October 21, 2013

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne S. Studley to Deliver Keynote Address at Leadership Summit on Cost In Higher Education

U.S. Deputy Under Secretary of Education Jamienne S. Studley will deliver the keynote address at the Leadership Summit on Cost in Higher Education at 8:45 a.m. ET on Monday, Oct. 21, in Boston, Mass.

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October 21, 2013

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Discuss Administration’s College Affordability Proposals in Los Angeles

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter will address the annual conference of the American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU) at 3:45 p.m. PST on Monday, Oct. 21, in Los Angeles, Calif.

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