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Date Title Officials Location
Nov. 21, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Duncan at National Assessment Governing Board Swearing-in Ceremony Arne Duncan Unknown
Nov. 19, 2014 Remarks by the President at Bill Signing Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Nov. 19, 2014 Remarks by the President at ConnectED Superintendents Summit Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Nov. 19, 2014 Blog: Why Education is a Global Matter Arne Duncan Unknown
Nov. 14, 2014 U.S. Department of Commerce Seeks National Partner to Help Lead New Program to Boost Job Talent Development Across America Penny Pritzker Unknown
Nov. 14, 2014 International Education Week John Kerry Washington, DC
Nov. 10, 2014 International Education Week John Kerry Washington, DC
Oct. 27, 2014 35 States and Puerto Rico Submit Applications for New Preschool Development Grants Competition to Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool Programs Arne Duncan Unknown
Oct. 22, 2014 Blog: 5 Ways to Promote Shared Prosperity Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Oct. 21, 2014 FMCSA Awards $1 Million to Help Train and Place Veterans in Careers as Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers Anthony Foxx Washington, DC
Oct. 11, 2014 Remarks by the President at a DNC Event Pres. Barack Obama San Francisco, CA
Oct. 10, 2014 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Recipients - Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai John Kerry Washington, DC
Oct. 10, 2014 Pelosi Remarks from Press Conference Call on National Minimum Wage Day Thomas Perez San Francisco, CA
Oct. 9, 2014 Blog: The Other 4-Year Degree Thomas Perez Unknown
Oct. 9, 2014 Remarks by the President at a DNC Event Pres. Barack Obama Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 7, 2014 Education Department Awards $4.3 Million in Grants for Fulbright-Hays International Education Programs Arne Duncan Unknown
Oct. 7, 2014 Five Leaders Named by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to National Assessment Governing Board, Overseeing The Nation's Report Card Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Oct. 7, 2014 Remarks by the President at DNC Event -- New York Pres. Barack Obama New York, NY
Sept. 29, 2014 HUD Awards $75 Million to Help Low-Income Residents Receive Job Training and Employment Julián Castro Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2014 $50.7M Awarded to Expand and Enhance Innovative Workforce Development Strategies through the Workforce Innovation Fund Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2014 $10.6M in Safety and Health Grants Awarded to 78 Organizations Across the Nation by US Labor Department's OSHA Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Aug. 28, 2014 Huffington Post - Labor Day: Upholding the Promise of Opportunity Thomas Perez Cleveland, OH
Aug. 26, 2014 Remarks by the President to the American Legion National Convention Pres. Barack Obama Charlotte, NC
Aug. 21, 2014 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, The City Club of Cleveland Thomas Perez Cleveland, OH
Aug. 13, 2014 HHS Secretary Burwell and Education Secretary Duncan Announce New Grant Competition to Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool Sylvia Mathews Burwell Unknown
Aug. 13, 2014 HHS Secretary Burwell and Education Secretary Duncan Announce New Grant Competition to Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool Arne Duncan Unknown
Aug. 7, 2014 Remarks by the President at the Signing of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act Pres. Barack Obama Fort Belvoir, VA
July 23, 2014 Remarks by the President at a DNC Event Pres. Barack Obama Los Angeles, CA
July 22, 2014 Remarks by the President at a DNC Event Pres. Barack Obama Seattle, WA
July 22, 2014 Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
July 22, 2014 Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Joseph Biden Unknown
July 19, 2014 Weekly Address: Equipping Workers with Skills Employers Need Now and for the Future Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
July 17, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Wilmington, DE Pres. Barack Obama Wilmington, DE
July 10, 2014 Achieving the Extraordinary Through Strong Business-Education Partnerships Arne Duncan Unknown
July 9, 2014 Remarks by the President at DCCC Dinner Pres. Barack Obama Dallas, TX
July 9, 2014 Statement by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Penny Pritzker Washington, DC
July 9, 2014 Statement by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on the Passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 Penny Pritzker Unknown
July 7, 2014 Remarks by the President Before Lunch with Teachers Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 24, 2014 New Accountability Framework Raises the Bar for State Special Education Programs Arne Duncan Unknown
June 18, 2014 Remarks by the President at the White House Maker Faire Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 13, 2014 Secretary Jewell Announces Plan to Improve Achievement, Promote Tribal Control in Bureau of Indian Education-Funded Schools Arne Duncan Washington, DC
June 13, 2014 Secretary Jewell Announces Plan to Improve Achievement, Promote Tribal Control in Bureau of Indian Education-Funded Schools Sally Jewell Washington, DC
June 12, 2014 Fulbright Program Awarded 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation John Kerry Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance to Improve Educational Outcomes of Children and Youth in Foster Care Arne Duncan Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Remarks by the President with the "My Brother's Keeper" Task Force Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
May 14, 2014 $53M in Grants to Expand and Test Unique Workforce Development Strategies Available from the US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
May 14, 2014 Statement of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the Strong Start for America's Children Act Approval by the Senate HELP Committee Arne Duncan Unknown
May 8, 2014 Attorney General Holder Delivers Remarks on Guidance for School Districts to Ensure Equal Access for All Children to Public Schools, Regardless of Immigration Status Eric Holder Washington, DC
May 8, 2014 Attorney General Holder and Secretary Duncan Issue Guidance for School Districts to Ensure Equal Access for All Children to Public Schools, Regardless of Immigration Status Arne Duncan Washington, DC
May 8, 2014 Secretary Duncan and Attorney General Holder Issue Guidance for School Districts to Ensure Equal Access for All Children to Public Schools, Regardless of Immigration Status Arne Duncan Unknown
May 8, 2014 Secretary Duncan and Attorney General Holder Issue Guidance for School Districts to Ensure Equal Access for All Children to Public Schools, Regardless of Immigration Status Eric Holder Unknown
May 8, 2014 Remarks by the President at DNC Reception -- San Jose, CA Pres. Barack Obama San Jose, CA
May 8, 2014 Attorney General Holder and Secretary Duncan Issue Guidance for School Districts to Ensure Equal Access for All Children to Public Schools, Regardless of Immigration Status Eric Holder Washington, DC
May 6, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Town Hall with Recruit Training Command School Student Instructors at Naval Station Great Lakes, North Chicago, Illinois Charles Hagel Chicago, IL
May 5, 2014 Remarks by the President at Cinco de Mayo Reception Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
May 2, 2014 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on April Employment Numbers Thomas Perez Washington, DC
May 1, 2014 Secretary Jewell Convenes Third Meeting of the White House Council on Native American Affairs Sally Jewell Washington, DC
May 1, 2014 Remarks by the President Honoring the 2014 National and State Teachers of the Year Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Educational Equity: The Theme of the FY 2015 Budget Arne Duncan Unknown
April 29, 2014 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - U.S. Department of Education Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Arne Duncan Unknown
April 28, 2014 $150M Available to States to Implement or Expand Job-Driven Training Programs for Laid-Off Workers Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 24, 2014 Remarks by President Obama to Miraikan Science and Youth Expo Pres. Barack Obama Tokyo, Japan
April 17, 2014 Blog: Investing in Skills to Build a Secure Middle Class Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 16, 2014 Remarks by the President and the Vice President on Skills Training Pres. Barack Obama Oakdale, PA
April 16, 2014 Blog: NABI Offers Greater Opportunities for All Through American Manufacturing Anthony Foxx Unknown
April 14, 2014 $6M in Job Training Grants Available to Assist An Estimated 2,000 Veterans Announced by US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 14, 2014 Blog: Listening and Learning at the International Summit on the Teaching Profession Arne Duncan Unknown
April 11, 2014 Remarks by the President at the National Action Network's 16th Annual Convention Pres. Barack Obama New York, NY
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - FY 2015 Budget Request Arne Duncan Washington, DC
April 7, 2014 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks at American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Opening Session Penny Pritzker Unknown
March 31, 2014 US News and World Report - Making Manufacturing Cool Penny Pritzker Unknown
March 31, 2014 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, National Association of Workforce Boards Forum: Dialogue for Workforce Excellenc Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 26, 2014 Blog: Up on the Hill Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 21, 2014 The New Spotlight on America's Opportunity Gaps Arne Duncan Washington, DC
March 20, 2014 USDA Announces Funds to Improve SNAP Employment and Training Programs Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 18, 2014 USDA Announces Support for Innovative, Sustainable Wood Building Materials to Protect Environment and Create Jobs Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 14, 2014 Blog: A "Golden Ticket" -- Expanding Apprenticeships to Create Opportunity Thomas Perez Unknown
March 13, 2014 Grants Totaling $44M to Help Juvenile Offenders Obtain Job Skills and Support Services Now Available from the US Department of Labor Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 12, 2014 Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on James H. Shelton III being confirmed by the Senate as the Deputy Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Unknown
March 11, 2014 Remarks by the President at DSCC Dinner Pres. Barack Obama New York, NY
March 10, 2014 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, Building and Construction Trades Department 2014 National Legislative Conference Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 5, 2014 Remarks by the President on Opportunity For All: Making Work Pay and the Minimum Wage Pres. Barack Obama New Britain, CT
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 Jacob Lew Washington, DC
March 4, 2014 Remarks by the President at DSCC Dinner Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
March 4, 2014 Blog: An Opportunity Budget Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 4, 2014 Obama Administration 2015 Budget Prioritizes Key Education Investments to Provide Opportunities for All Americans Arne Duncan Unknown
March 4, 2014 US Department of Labor Releases Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2014 Remarks by the President on "My Brother's Keeper" Initiative Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Feb. 26, 2014 Remarks of Secretary Lew at 'The Morton Meetings' Jacob Lew Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2014 USDA Awards Grants to Support Research, Teaching and Extension Programs at 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2014 Remarks by the President on Jobs in American Infrastructure Pres. Barack Obama St. Paul, MN
Feb. 25, 2014 Secretary Jewell Discusses Administration's Work to Strengthen Insular Areas' Economies and Communities at Annual Interagency Group Meeting Sally Jewell Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2014 Department Releases New Guidance on Protecting Student Privacy While Using Online Educational Services Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2014 Remarks by the President and Vice President at NGA Meeting Joseph Biden Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2014 Mass. Workers Affected by Layoffs from Two Companies to Receive $1.2M in Re-Employment Assistance From US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2014 Remarks by the President and Vice President at NGA Meeting Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Feb. 21, 2014 Blog: A Down Payment on Expanding Opportunity for America's Long-Term Unemployed Thomas Perez Unknown
Feb. 20, 2014 Remarks by the President at DGA Dinner Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Feb. 19, 2014 $150M Ready to Work Partnership Grant Competition to Help Those Facing Long-Term Unemployment Return to Work Announced by US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Feb. 18, 2014 Approximately $73M in YouthBuild Grants to Help Disadvantaged Youth Develop Job and Leadership Skills Made Available by US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
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