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May 7-11

Teacher Appreciation Week, celebration sponsored by the National PTA. Established in 1984, the week's observance provides an opportunity to honor the dedicated educators who teach America's children. Visit or call toll-free 1-800-307-4782.

May 15-16

White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Conference, Phoenix, sponsored by a consortium of federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Education. Part of a series of regional conferences being held around the country, this meeting for grassroots leaders will provide information about federal grant opportunities. Visit or call 202-456-6718.

On the Horizon

This fall, the U.S. Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition will host the Sixth Annual Celebrate Our Rising Stars Summit, Oct. 29-31 in Washington, D.C. Designed to help educators of English language learners in all grades achieve academic success, the summit will highlight best practices and research, as well as provide an opportunity to network with policymakers at local, state and national levels. Visit
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Title Annotation:education
Publication:The Achiever
Article Type:Calendar
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:May 1, 2007
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