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    Parental Involvement in Education

    Secretary Riley and other education advocates briefed reporters on a six-point handbook for developing parental involvement in education. The handbook includes details on…

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    Protecting Our Children

    At a national conference, Secretary Shalala spoke about what types of behaviors young people are engaging in which could endanger their futures. She emphasized that government and…

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    Children's Issues

    Speaker Gingrich spoke about how educators and parents can prepare young people for the next century through education. He examined issues from neonatal care to lifelong learning…

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    Education Issues

    The first lady lauded the Parent-Teacher Association and talked about school and education issues.

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    National PTA Legislative Conference

    In his address, President Clinton stated that the PTA embodies the three ideas he has talked about for the future--opportunity, responsibility, and community. The president spoke on…

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    Creating Schools for the 21st Century

    Education Secretary Riley addressed members of the National Parent Teacher Association on creating schools for the 21st century. He said that the administration is focusing on…

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    Agenda for Presidential Candidates

    Officers of National Parent-Teachers Association met with reporters to announce proposed additions to the national education goals and to explain the P.T.A. agenda for presidential…

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    Parental Involvement Survey

    Early in his administration, President Bush announced an Education 2000 program, goals for American educators to strive for in the next decade. Since then, the National Governors'…

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    Federal Budget Process: Effects on Children

    Mr. Collender gave an overview of how the federal budget process works. He specifically looked at how the budget affects children and how the audience members can make it work…

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    The Educational Value of Public Television

    Sen. and Mrs. Rockefeller addressed the Parent-Teacher Association, an important advocacy group for children in America. They agreed that there are overwhelming problems…

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    Empowered Parents For Educational Involvement

    The panelists talked about how parents need to be incorporated into the educational process in order to truly provide children with a productive learning environment. Parents and…

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    Congressional Addresses

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    Const. & Funding Issues in Natl. Child Care

    Discussion on the importance of education for today’s youth and children’s health, including a speech from Sen. Kennedy entitled "Child Care & Smart Start: Unfinished…

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    Vice Presidential Address

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