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Date Title Officials Location
Nov. 20, 2014 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the shooting at Florida State University Arne Duncan Unknown
Nov. 8, 2014 Weekly Address: This Veterans' Day, Let's Honor Our Veterans Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2014 Princeton University Found in Violation of Title IX, Reaches Agreement with U.S. Education Department to Address, Prevent Sexual Assault and Harassment of Students Arne Duncan Unknown
Oct. 31, 2014 Presidential Proclamation -- National Entrepreneurship Month, 2014 Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Oct. 30, 2014 Obama Administration Announces Final Rules to Protect Students from Poor-Performing Career College Programs Arne Duncan Unknown
Oct. 22, 2014 U.S. Education Department Announces Final Rule to Strengthen Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program Arne Duncan Unknown
Oct. 20, 2014 VA Expands Fry Scholarship to Surviving Spouses of Servicemembers Who Died on Active Duty Robert McDonald Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2014 U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rule to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe Arne Duncan Unknown
Oct. 11, 2014 International Day of the Girl, October 11 John Kerry Washington, DC
Oct. 9, 2014 Remarks by the President in a Town Hall on Innovation Pres. Barack Obama Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 8, 2014 $121 Million Awarded in Grants to Help Improve Outcomes of Individuals with Disabilities Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2014 More Than $63.3 Million Awarded to Colleges and Universities to Strengthen Global Competitiveness through International Studies and World Language Training Arne Duncan Unknown
Oct. 6, 2014 Remarks by the President at DNC Event Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Oct. 2, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Northwestern University Pres. Barack Obama Evanston, IL
Oct. 1, 2014 U.S. Education Secretary Announces Guidance to Ensure All Students Have Equal Access to Educational Resources Arne Duncan Unknown
Oct. 1, 2014 Remarks by Attorney General Eric Holder at the Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT 25th Anniversary Reception Dinner Eric Holder Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Department Awards $75 Million in "First in the World" Grants to 24 Colleges and Universities Arne Duncan Unknown
Sept. 30, 2014 Blog: Secretary Duncan Wants to Hear from You Arne Duncan Unknown
Sept. 29, 2014 $2M Awarded by US Labor Department to Improve Post-Secondary Education and Employment of Youth with Disabilities Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2014 Hirono Announces Nearly $10 Million for Community College Career Training Thomas Perez Honolulu, HI
Sept. 29, 2014 Blog: Community Colleges: The Secret Sauce Thomas Perez Unknown
Sept. 29, 2014 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Statement on Latest Round of Job-Driven Training Grants Penny Pritzker Unknown
Sept. 24, 2014 New Data Shows a Lower Percentage of Students Defaulting on Federal Student Loans Arne Duncan Unknown
Sept. 23, 2014 The HBCU Value Proposition Arne Duncan Unknown
Sept. 23, 2014 New GEAR UP Grants Awarded to Help More than 116,000 Students Get on the Pathway for Success in College Arne Duncan Unknown
Sept. 19, 2014 Remarks by the President at "It's On Us" Campaign Rollout Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Sept. 1, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Minimum Wage Thomas Perez Unknown
Aug. 29, 2014 U.S. Department of Education Strengthens Federal Student Loan Servicing Arne Duncan Unknown
Aug. 21, 2014 Blog: A Back-to-School Conversation with Teachers and School Leaders Arne Duncan Unknown
Aug. 16, 2014 Weekly Address: Everyone Should Be Able To Afford Higher Education Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Aug. 14, 2014 U.S. Education Department Awards Almost $4 Million in Grants to Help Prepare Graduate Students for Leadership in Special Education Arne Duncan Unknown
Aug. 12, 2014 Education Department Awards 40 States, D.C., and the Virgin Islands $28.4 Million in Grants to Help Low-Income Students Take Advanced Placement Tests Arne Duncan Unknown
Aug. 7, 2014 The U.S. Department of Education Strengthens Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program Arne Duncan Unknown
July 24, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Economy Pres. Barack Obama Los Angeles, CA
July 22, 2014 U.S. Department of Education Expands Innovation in Higher Education Through Experimental Sites Initiative Arne Duncan Washington, DC
July 10, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Austin, TX Pres. Barack Obama Austin, TX
June 30, 2014 Education Department Updates College Affordability and Transparency Lists Arne Duncan Unknown
June 26, 2014 Remarks by the President in Town Hall Pres. Barack Obama Minneapolis, MN
June 20, 2014 Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan On the 70th Anniversary of the GI Bill Arne Duncan Unknown
June 16, 2014 Blog: Big Thinking and Bold Action to Reach America's College Completion Goal Arne Duncan Unknown
June 11, 2014 Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event Pres. Barack Obama Weston, MA
June 10, 2014 Remarks by the President in Q&A with David Karp, CEO of Tumblr Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 9, 2014 Remarks by the President on Opportunity for All: Making College More Affordable Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 7, 2014 Weekly Address: Supporting America's Students Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 5, 2014 Remarks by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Dr. Biden Arne Duncan Washington, DC
June 3, 2014 U.S. Department of Education Announces $75 Million GEAR UP Competition Arne Duncan Washington, DC
May 19, 2014 Remarks at Boston College's 138th Commencement Ceremony John Kerry Chestnut Hill, MA
May 19, 2014 Attorney General Holder Delivers Remarks at the Morgan State University Commencement Ceremony Eric Holder Baltimore, MD
May 18, 2014 Remarks at Yale College Class Day John Kerry New Haven, CT
May 16, 2014 The New American University: The Graduate as Change Agent Arne Duncan Tempe, AZ
May 15, 2014 U.S. Department of Education Announces $75 Million First in the World Competition Arne Duncan Unknown
May 15, 2014 Remarks of Secretary Lew at the Commencement Ceremony for the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy Jacob Lew Washington, DC
May 5, 2014 Blog: Reach Higher for College Arne Duncan Unknown
April 29, 2014 U.S. Department of Education Finds Tufts University in Massachusetts in Violation of Title IX for Its Handling of Sexual Assault and Harassment Complaints Arne Duncan Unknown
April 29, 2014 Guidance Issued on Responsibilities of Schools to Address Sexual Violence, Other Forms of Sex Discrimination Arne Duncan Unknown
April 16, 2014 $450M in US Labor Department Grants Available to Expand Job-Driven Training Partnerships Between Community Colleges and Employers Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 16, 2014 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Announcement of New American Job Training Investments Penny Pritzker Unknown
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - FY 2015 Budget Request Arne Duncan Washington, DC
April 7, 2014 New US Departments of Labor and Education College Consortium to Expand Educational Opportunities for Registered Apprenticeship Graduates Arne Duncan Washington, DC
April 7, 2014 New US Departments of Labor and Education College Consortium to Expand Educational Opportunities for Registered Apprenticeship Graduates Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 2, 2014 Interior Announces First Transfer from Land Buy-Back Program to Cobell Education Fund Sally Jewell Washington, DC
March 14, 2014 Obama Administration Takes Action to Protect Americans from Predatory, Poor-Performing Career Colleges Arne Duncan Unknown
March 12, 2014 Remarks by the President to Women Members of Congress Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
March 7, 2014 Remarks by the President on Preparing for College Pres. Barack Obama Miami, FL
March 7, 2014 Remarks by the President to Travel Pool Pres. Barack Obama Miami, FL
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal Sylvia Mathews Burwell Washington, DC
March 4, 2014 Remarks by the President Announcing the FY2015 Budget Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2014 Blog: 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities: Ensuring Access to Higher Education and Opportunity for All Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Feb. 28, 2014 Remarks by the President at DNC Winter Meeting Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Feb. 20, 2014 Blog: The Case for College Signing Days Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Feb. 18, 2014 Remarks at a Solo Press Availability John Kerry Tunis, Tunisia
Feb. 5, 2014 Fast-Forward on FAFSA Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2014 USDA Announces Investments to Expand Distance Learning and Telemedicine Opportunities in Rural Areas Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2014 Energy Secretary Moniz's Remarks at Hampton University in Hampton, Va. -- As Prepared for Delivery Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2014 Remarks by the President on a World-Class Education Pres. Barack Obama Nashville, TN
Jan. 28, 2014 President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2014 U.S. Departments of Education and Treasury Announce Collaboration with Intuit Inc. to Raise Awareness About Income-Driven Repayment Options for Students Loans Jacob Lew Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2014 Departments of Treasury and Education Announce Collaboration with Intuit, Inc. to Raise Awareness about Income-Driven Repayment Options for Student Loans Jacob Lew Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2014 U.S. Departments of Education and Treasury Announce Collaboration with Intuit Inc. to Raise Awareness About Income-Driven Repayment Options for Students Loans Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2014 Remarks by the President and Vice President at an Event for the Council on Women and Girls Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2014 Remarks by the President and Vice President at an Event for the Council on Women and Girls Joseph Biden Washington, DC
Jan. 17, 2014 Remarks at the Launch of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Partnership John Kerry Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2014 Remarks by the President and First Lady at College Opportunity Summit Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2014 Blog: Education Datapalooza Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Jan. 14, 2014 Remarks by the President Before Cabinet Meeting Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Dec. 14, 2013 Remarks to Ho Chi Minh City Business Community and Fulbright Economic Teaching Program Participants John Kerry Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Dec. 4, 2013 Educating Every Student for College and Career Success Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2013 Making the Financial Aid System Sustainable - Remarks of U.S. Secretary of Education to the 2013 FSA Training Conference for Financial Aid Professionals Arne Duncan Unknown
Dec. 4, 2013 Remarks by the President on Economic Mobility Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Nov. 27, 2013 Blog: (Work in Progress) - Report from the Road: Community Colleges Leveraging Partnerships for Economic Growth Thomas Perez Unknown
Nov. 22, 2013 Statement by Secretary Duncan on American Education Week Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Nov. 18, 2013 Blog: High Standards for All Schools and Students, Everywhere Arne Duncan Unknown
Nov. 18, 2013 Building a Stronger Pipeline of Globally-Competent Citizens Arne Duncan Unknown
Nov. 13, 2013 Video Remarks for International Education Week John Kerry Tokyo, Japan
Nov. 5, 2013 America Needs the Next Generation Arne Duncan Louisville, KY
Oct. 31, 2013 The New Narrative of Rural Education - Remarks of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to the Ohio Department of Education and Battelle for Kids Rural Education National Forum Arne Duncan Unknown
Oct. 30, 2013 U.S. Department of Education Announces New Public Engagement Efforts to Improve College Value and Affordability Arne Duncan Unknown
Oct. 25, 2013 Remarks by the President on Investing in America's Future Pres. Barack Obama Brooklyn, NY
Oct. 25, 2013 Remarks by the President at a DCCC Event Pres. Barack Obama New York, NY
Sept. 30, 2013 Remarks of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to the Congressional Caucus Hispanic Institute Arne Duncan Unknown
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