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Date Title Officials Location
Aug. 14, 2015 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Indiana Denying Preschool to Undocumented Children Arne Duncan Washington, DC
July 23, 2015 Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Delivers Remarks at Justice Department Event Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Loretta Lynch Washington, DC
July 22, 2015 Guardian - The Americans With Disabilities Act Turns 25: Now We Must Work for Global Equality John Kerry Unknown
July 13, 2015 Remarks of Secretary Julián Castro National Council of La Raza 2015 Annual Conference Julián Castro Kansas City, MO
July 7, 2015 U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on new Washington State Law Expanding Access to Early Childhood Education Arne Duncan Unknown
June 29, 2015 $10 Million in Grants Awarded for Nine States to Improve and Align Workforce and Education Data Thomas Perez Washington, DC
June 26, 2015 U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan Announces a Set of Rights to Help Parents Seek High-Quality Education for Their Children Arne Duncan Unknown
June 19, 2015 Blog: House Republicans Fail to Invest in Students, Workers, Our Nation's Health, and the Economy Shaun Donovan Unknown
June 18, 2015 States Share $138M to Strengthen, Expand Innovative Job Training and Reemployment Strategies for Laid-Off Workers Thomas Perez Washington, DC
June 17, 2015 Remarks of Secretary Julián Castro at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials 32nd Annual Conference Julián Castro Las Vegas, NV
June 16, 2015 U.S. Department of Education Awards $12.8 Million in Grants to Improve Services, Outcomes for Children with Disabilities Arne Duncan Washington, DC
June 16, 2015 HHS Proposes Vision for the Future of Head Start, Releases New Performance Standards Sylvia Mathews Burwell Washington, DC
June 10, 2015 Hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Sylvia Mathews Burwell Washington, DC
May 18, 2015 Statement by the President on the 50th Anniversary of Head Start Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
May 8, 2015 Remarks by the President at DNC Fundraiser Pres. Barack Obama Portland, OR
May 4, 2015 Remarks Before Digital Video Conference With Students in Dadaab John Kerry Nairobi, Kenya
April 29, 2015 $150M Available to States to Strengthen and Expand Innovative Job Training and Reemployment Strategies for Laid-Off Workers Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 Missouri Receives $5M Grant to Help Young Adults Find New Job Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Sylvia Mathews Burwell Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Blog: House Republicans Show Their Hand: Committee Spending Levels Shortchange Key Priorities Shaun Donovan Unknown
April 22, 2015 $12M in Job ChalleNGe Grants Fund Job Training, Work Experience, and a Second Chance for Teenagers with Juvenile Court Records Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 20, 2015 Blog: What Can Technology Do for Tomorrow's Children? Arne Duncan Unknown
April 16, 2015 Obama Administration Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rules to Implement Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Thomas Perez Unknown
April 16, 2015 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Senate HELP Committee's Markup of the No Child Left Behind Act Arne Duncan Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Obama Administration Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rules to Implement Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Arne Duncan Unknown
April 15, 2015 Remarks by the President in Working Mothers Town Hall Pres. Barack Obama Charlotte, NC
April 14, 2015 Blog: Teacher Leadership on the Global Stage Arne Duncan Unknown
April 13, 2015 $15M in Disability Employment Initiative Grants to Better Serve the Needs of Youth and Adults with Disabilities Seeking Employment Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 9, 2015 $3.5M in Susan Harwood Safety and Health Training Grants Now Available From US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 9, 2015 Blog: A Bipartisan Proposal to Fix No Child Left Behind: A Good First Step; Further to Go Arne Duncan Unknown
April 9, 2015 Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the 50th Anniversary of Congress Passing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Arne Duncan Unknown
April 7, 2015 Secretary Duncan Announces Education Department's First-Ever Guide for Ed Tech Developers Arne Duncan Unknown
April 7, 2015 New Report Shows Greater Need for Access to High-Quality Preschool for America's Children Arne Duncan Unknown
April 6, 2015 YouthBuild Grants Totaling $76M Available to Help At-Risk Youth Complete Education, Development Job and Leadership Skills Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 3, 2015 Statement of US Labor Secretary Perez on March Employment Numbers Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 2, 2015 Blog: The Opportunity and Necessity for a New ESEA Arne Duncan Unknown
April 2, 2015 Blog: Help Us Build a Better Workforce System Thomas Perez Unknown
March 26, 2015 Hearing of the House Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - President's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 24, 2015 $27M in Grants to Help Incarcerated Individuals in Prison Work-Release to Find Stable Jobs, Strengthen Underserved Communities Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - President's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 16, 2015 Remarks By U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez at the Greater Baltimore Committee Thomas Perez Baltimore, MD
March 16, 2015 Video-on-Demand Children's TV Programming Now Accessible for Thousands of Students with Visual or Hearing Disabilities Arne Duncan Unknown
March 6, 2015 Blog: My Brother's Keeper: A Year of Progress Arne Duncan Unknown
March 4, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - U.S. Department of Education Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request Arne Duncan Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Blog: Investing in Adolescent Girls' Education, Safety, and Health Shaun Donovan Unknown
March 2, 2015 Remarks of Secretary Julián Castro at the National Low Income Housing Coalition 2015 Housing Legislative Forum Julián Castro Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Blog: Celebrating Our Heritage and New Opportunities Thomas Perez Unknown
Feb. 27, 2015 Blog: Visit to Virginia Elementary School Underscores Commitment to Early Ed Arne Duncan Unknown
Feb. 2, 2015 Fiscal year 2016 Budget Invests in Job Training, Working Families Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Dec. 17, 2014 OMB Director Shaun Donovan on the Passage of H.R. 83, Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2014 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the Federal Communications Commission's Vote on the E-Rate Program Arne Duncan Unknown
Dec. 10, 2014 Remarks by the President At Early Education Summit Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Dec. 10, 2014 New HHS Grants Increase, iImprove Learning Opportunities for Young Children Sylvia Mathews Burwell Unknown
Dec. 10, 2014 18 States Awarded New Preschool Development Grants to Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool Programs Arne Duncan Unknown
Dec. 8, 2014 Attorney General Holder, Secretary Duncan, Announce Guidance Package on Providing Quality Education Services to America's Confined Youth Arne Duncan Unknown
Dec. 3, 2014 Washington Post - How the Stories of Native American Youths Made Obama Cry in the Oval Office Sally Jewell Unknown
Dec. 3, 2014 Washington Post - How the Stories of Native American Youths Made Obama Cry in the Oval Office Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Dec. 2, 2014 Congressman Tim Ryan Announces Akron and Stark County Farm to School Grants Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
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 ConnectED Superintendents Summit Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Nov. 19, 2014 Blog: Why Education is a Global Matter Arne Duncan Unknown
Nov. 19, 2014 Remarks by the President at Bill Signing Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
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 Pelosi Remarks from Press Conference Call on National Minimum Wage Day Thomas Perez San Francisco, CA
Oct. 10, 2014 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Recipients - Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai John Kerry Washington, DC
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 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
Oct. 7, 2014 Education Department Awards $4.3 Million in Grants for Fulbright-Hays International Education Programs Arne Duncan Unknown
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 Arne Duncan Unknown
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. 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 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 22, 2014 Remarks by the President at a DNC Event Pres. Barack Obama Seattle, WA
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 Statement by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on the Passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 Penny Pritzker 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 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 Sally Jewell 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
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