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Date Title Officials Location
July 31, 2015 U.S. Department of Education Launches Second Chance Pell Pilot Program for Incarcerated Individuals Arne Duncan Unknown
July 31, 2015 Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Delivers Remarks at Goucher College's Prison Education Partnership at the Maryland Correctional Institute Loretta Lynch Jessup, MD
July 30, 2015 Huffington Post - Second Chances Vital to Criminal Justice Reform Loretta Lynch Unknown
July 27, 2015 Fact Sheet: Focusing Higher Education on Student Success Arne Duncan Unknown
July 27, 2015 Toward a New Focus on Outcomes in Higher Education Arne Duncan Baltimore, MD
July 23, 2015 Remarks by the President in Drop-By to Beating the Odds Summit Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
July 20, 2015 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the Death of Dr. George Cooper, the executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Arne Duncan Unknown
July 19, 2015 Statement by the President on the Passing of Dr. George Cooper Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the Signing of the "Oregon Promise" to Offer Free Community College to Students Arne Duncan Unknown
July 17, 2015 Education Department Awards $270 million for 968 Student Support Services Program Projects to Help Students Succeed in Higher Education Arne Duncan Unknown
July 16, 2015 USDA Announces Three New Centers of Excellence with a Consortium of 1890 Colleges and Universities Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 9, 2015 Sens. Booker, Baldwin and Rep. Scott Introduce America's College Promise Act to Make Higher Education More Accessible and Affordable Arne Duncan Washington, DC
July 8, 2015 Scott, Baldwin Introduce Bill to Make Higher Education More Accessible and Affordable Arne Duncan Washington, DC
July 7, 2015 Obama Administration Expands Efforts to Help Americans Manage Student Loan Debt Arne Duncan Unknown
July 1, 2015 Fact Sheet: Obama Administration Increases Accountability for Low-Performing For-Profit Institutions Arne Duncan Unknown
June 26, 2015 Asserting Your Right to a Great Education for Your Child Arne Duncan Unknown
June 23, 2015 U.S. Department of Education Approves ESEA Flexibility Renewal for 7 States, D.C. Arne Duncan Unknown
June 23, 2015 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Federal Court Upholding Gainful Employment Regulation Arne Duncan Unknown
June 19, 2015 Chicago's Henry Gerber House Designated a National Historic Landmark Sally Jewell Washington, DC
June 19, 2015 Blog: House Republicans Fail to Invest in Students, Workers, Our Nation's Health, and the Economy Shaun Donovan Unknown
June 16, 2015 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on House Republicans Proposing to Block Gainful Employment Regulations Arne Duncan Unknown
June 10, 2015 Blog: Debt Relief for Corinthian Students--How We're Working to Protect Taxpayers Arne Duncan Washington, DC
June 8, 2015 Fact Sheet: Protecting Students from Abusive Career Colleges Arne Duncan Washington, DC
May 29, 2015 Administrator Gina McCarthy, UMass Boston Commencement Address, As Prepared Gina McCarthy Boston, MA
May 26, 2015 U.S. Department of Education Completes Review of Major Student Loan Servicers Arne Duncan Washington, DC
May 22, 2015 Commencement Address by the Vice President at the United States Naval Academy Joseph Biden Annapolis, MD
May 17, 2015 West Virginia University Commencement Sylvia Mathews Burwell Unknown
May 17, 2015 Remarks by the Vice President at Yale University Class Day Joseph Biden New Haven, CT
May 8, 2015 Remarks by the President at Lake Area Technical Institute Commencement Ceremony Pres. Barack Obama Watertown, SD
May 8, 2015 U.S. Department of Education Announces $60 Million Available for First in the World Grant Competition Arne Duncan Unknown
May 7, 2015 Commencement Exercises, University of Utah Robert McDonald Salt Lake City, Utah
May 6, 2015 Blog: Keep Striking from the Top: Inspirational Words for 2015 Florida A&M University Graduates Thomas Vilsack Unknown
May 2, 2015 Remarks as Delivered by Secretary Vilsack to Graduates at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University Spring 2015 Commencement in Tallahassee, Florida Thomas Vilsack Tallahassee, FL
May 2, 2015 Make the World a Better Place Arne Duncan Unknown
May 2, 2015 Remarks as Delivered by Secretary Vilsack to Graduates at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University Spring 2015 Commencement in Tallahassee, Florida Thomas Vilsack Unknown
April 23, 2015 Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Secretary Vilsack on Rollout of USDA's Building Blocks for Climate Smart Agriculture & Forestry Strategy at Michigan State University Thomas Vilsack East Lansing, MI
April 21, 2015 Remarks at the 45th Annual Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas John Kerry Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Energy Department Announces New Awards for Advanced Nuclear Energy Development Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 U.S. Department of Education Fines Corinthian Colleges $30 million for Misrepresentation Arne Duncan Unknown
April 11, 2015 Weekly Address: Tuition-Free Community College Joseph Biden Washington, DC
April 10, 2015 Remarks By Secretary Of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson: "To Protect And Serve The Public" - As Delivered Jeh Johnson Beijing, China
April 6, 2015 Remarks on the Next Phase of the U.S. Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific at the McCain Institute, Arizona State University Ashton Carter Tempe ,AZ
March 31, 2015 U.S. Department of Commerce Names Aspen Institute as National Partner for Talent Development Penny Pritzker Unknown
March 26, 2015 Remarks by the President on Middle Class Economics Pres. Barack Obama Birmingham, AL
March 18, 2015 Remarks by the President to the City Club of Cleveland Pres. Barack Obama Cleveland, OH
March 14, 2015 Weekly Address: A Student Aid Bill of Rights Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
March 10, 2015 Blog: The Student Aid Bill of Rights: Enhancing Protections for Student Loan Borrowers Arne Duncan Unknown
March 10, 2015 Remarks by the President at Signing of Presidential Memorandum, A Student Aid Bill of Rights Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
March 10, 2015 Remarks by the President Announcing Student Aid Bill of Rights Pres. Barack Obama Atlanta, GA
March 6, 2015 Remarks by the President in Town Hall at St. Benedict College Pres. Barack Obama Columbia, SC
March 4, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - U.S. Department of Education Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Blog: Celebrating Our Heritage and New Opportunities Thomas Perez Unknown
Feb. 26, 2015 Blog: Fulfilling a Promise to Help Tribal Communities Thomas Perez Unknown
Feb. 18, 2015 Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative Selected by Harvard University's Ash Center as a Finalist for the Innovations in American Government Award Julián Castro Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2015 75th Anniversary of Exchange Programs John Kerry Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 Remarks by the President in Meeting with DREAMers Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Feb. 3, 2015 Remarks by the President Before Cabinet Meeting, 2/3/2015 Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Feb. 3, 2015 Hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee - President's FY2016 Budget Proposal Jacob Lew Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2015 President Obama's 2016 Budget Seeks to Expand Educational Opportunity for All Students Arne Duncan Unknown
Jan. 31, 2015 Weekly Address: A Path Towards a Thriving Middle Class Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2015 Remarks by President Obama in Address to the People of India Pres. Barack Obama New Delhi, India
Jan. 24, 2015 Weekly Address: Middle-Class Economics Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2015 Blog: The Secret to Growing Our Middle Class Thomas Perez Unknown
Jan. 22, 2015 Remarks by the President on Middle-Class Economics Pres. Barack Obama Lawrence, KS
Jan. 20, 2015 Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 10, 2015 Weekly Address: America's Resurgence Is Real Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 9, 2015 Remarks by the President on America's College Promise Pres. Barack Obama Knoxville, TN
Jan. 9, 2015 Remarks by the President at Announcement of Manufacturing Hub Pres. Barack Obama Clinton, TN
Dec. 19, 2014 For Public Feedback: A College Ratings Framework Arne Duncan Unknown
Dec. 19, 2014 Remarks of Secretary Julián Castro Center for Morgan State University December Commencement Exercises Julián Castro Baltimore, MD
Dec. 11, 2014 Southern Methodist University Found in Violation of Title IX, Commits to Remedy Harassment, Sexual Assault of Students Arne Duncan Unknown
Dec. 10, 2014 Remarks from Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Training America's Workforce at Montgomery College Penny Pritzker Unknown
Dec. 8, 2014 Remarks at Middle East Commercial Center Leadership Dinner John Kerry Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Remarks by the President at College Opportunity Summit Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
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
Sept. 30, 2014 Blog: Secretary Duncan Wants to Hear from You Arne Duncan Unknown
Sept. 30, 2014 Department Awards $75 Million in "First in the World" Grants to 24 Colleges and Universities Arne Duncan Unknown
Sept. 29, 2014 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Statement on Latest Round of Job-Driven Training Grants Penny Pritzker Unknown
Sept. 29, 2014 Blog: Community Colleges: The Secret Sauce Thomas Perez Unknown
Sept. 29, 2014 Hirono Announces Nearly $10 Million for Community College Career Training Thomas Perez Honolulu, HI
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. 24, 2014 New Data Shows a Lower Percentage of Students Defaulting on Federal Student Loans 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. 23, 2014 The HBCU Value Proposition 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
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