August 31, 2015
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and senior Department officials will launch the sixth annual back-to-school bus tour, which kicks off in Kansas City, Missouri, and runs from Monday, Sept. 14, to Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.
August 27, 2015
David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, will visit Los Angeles Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 27-29 to participate in a back-to-school Rally at Palisades Charter High School and serve as a panelist on social justice at an event hosted by BlackOut Entertainment.
August 26, 2015
U.S. Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will keynote the Pacific Northwest Summit on College Affordability on Thursday, Aug. 27, in Seattle.
August 11, 2015Senior U.S. Education Official to Deliver Luncheon Address at Ninth National Adult Learner Leadership Institute in San Antonio
August 11, 2015Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans to Participate in Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Summit in New Orleans
David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (Initiative), will participate in the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. summit, “Building a Movement of Black Male Achievement,” Wednesday-Thursday, Aug. 12-13, in New Orleans. He will moderate several panel discussions and give closing remarks.
August 5, 2015
Mohamed Abdel-Kader, deputy assistant secretary for international and foreign language education at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in a pair of events Thursday in Columbus, Ohio, aimed at spotlighting international education efforts in Ohio.
August 4, 2015
Alejandra Ceja, executive director, and Jaqueline Cortez-Wang, senior advisor of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (Initiative), will visit Houston, Texas to announce Commitments to Action being made by 10 private and public sector organizations serving the Hi