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    Jeb Bush Remarks in San Francisco

    Former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) delivered the keynote address at the opening session of the 2015 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Expo. He spoke about the…

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    Education Testing and Accountability

    State and local officials from around the country testified on potential changes to the No Child Left Behind law, signed into law by President George W. Bush in 2002. Topics of discussion…

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    President Obama Remarks on the Economy

    President Obama spoke at Boise State University about the economic proposals he announced in his State of the Union address.

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    Jynne Martin on National Readathon Day

    Jynne Martin spoke by telephone about the first National Readathon Day. It was an effort by Penguin Random House and the National Book Foundation to encourage people to foster the…

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    Education Policy

    Lily Eskelsen Garcia talked about the use of standardized tests, the Obama administration’s budget request that week of an additional $2.7 billion budget request for continuing the…

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    Senator Lee and Representative Messer at Conservative Policy Summit

    Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) gave a keynote address calling on conservatives to champion policies that would protect the American family from the economic squeeze on working people, including…

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    Community College Plan

    Walter Bumphus talked about President Obama’s newly-announced community college plan. He discussed what it means for students and the role community colleges play in the higher…

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    Maya Arce v. John Huppenthal Oral Argument

    A three-judge panel at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in Maya Arce v. John Huppenthal, on the constitutionality of Arizona’s ban on ethnic studies programs in…

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    President Obama Remarks on Education

    President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Dr. Jill Biden made remarks on educational opportunities. The president announced his proposal to provide tuition-free education for two…

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    Representative Cohen on President Obama's Education Plan

    Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) talked about President Obama’s plan to provide two years of free community college tuition to high school gradates. The proposal was modeled on a…

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    College Costs

    Goldie Blumenstyk talked about the rising cost of higher education in the U.S. Among the topics she discussed were reasons for the cost increases; government aid reductions; student…

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    Campus Sexual Assault

    John Foubert talked about efforts by students, faculty, and administrators to prevent sexual assault on college campuses, and efforts to raise awareness of the issue. Topics included…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewers to comment on the question “Should civics education be mandatory?” The question was inspired by an article in the Wall Street Journal that…

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    Collegiate Sports Programs

    Steve Berkowitz talked about issues affecting colleges with major sports programs, including reforms suggested by college and governmental policymakers. Topics included the movement to…

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    White House Tribal Nations Conference , Part 3

    Panelists at the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference talked about global climate change and education reform efforts. This event was part of a White House annual Tribal Nations…

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    Book Discussion on Lessons of Hope

    Joel Klein, former chancellor of the New York City school system, talked about his book, Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools, in which he examines what the city did to improve public…

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    After Words with William Deresiewicz

    William Deresiewicz talked about his book Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, in which he argues that the most sought after…

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    Book Discussion on The Dean's Bible

    Angie Klink talked about her book, The Dean’s Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality, about the story of the fight for women’s equality at Purdue…

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    Census Report on Child Well-Being

    Lynda Laughlin and Kristin Moore talked about a Census Bureau report on child well-being that examines childcare, family structure, childhood poverty, and school performance. This program…

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    Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony

    The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Kailash Satyarthi from India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan for their “struggles in fighting against the suppression of for the right of…

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