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The Week Ahead

Highlights of the week ahead in DC (mostly) include:

Today: Hearing on S. 1642 (Kennedy, Massachusetts), the “Higher Education Amendments of 2007” to reauthorize the Higher Education Act of 1965 .

NB: Also today: Spellings does press event (National Science Teachers Association) and meets with Congressional Black Caucus education task force re NCLB.

Also: The Center for American Progress (CAP) and the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) will host a news conference to release the report, "Creating a Successful Performance Compensation System for Educators." 10:00 a.m.; National Press Club, 14th and F Streets, NW, Washington,

Senate committee meeting Wednesday (misc.)

Also Wed: The Center for American Progress Action Fund will host an event to highlight the recently introduced pre-kindergarten bills by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) and Sen.
Bob Casey (D-PA) [Note: RSVP required.] 10:30 a.m.; Center for American Progress Action Fund, 1333 H Street, NW,

Thursday Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on School Safety among other things.

More EdSec events:
Tuesday: Event with First lady at Driggs Elementary in CT.
Wednesday: Appearance before the Future Farmers of America
Thursday: Speaks before the Hugh O’Brian (H.O.B.Y.) Youth Leadership World Congress

Via FritzWire, USDE, and a little birdie.

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