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    Education Innovation

    Panelists spoke at Chicago Ideas Week about the future of education, experiential learning, and the "end of School". Topics included replacing traditional classrooms with hands-on…

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    State of Academic Freedom

    Anne Neal talked about academic freedom and freedom of speech at colleges and universities. She talked about what she called “commencement dis-invitation season,” when…

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    President Obama on Internet Access in U.S. Classrooms

    President Obama talked about education as part of the administration’s ConnectED Initiative, which is aimed at increasing access to broadband Internet access in U.S. classrooms.

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    Funding for Public Colleges and Universities

    Panelists talked about a new report showing a decline in state funding of third-level public education, and offered their recommendations for state reinvestment in public colleges and…

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    James Patterson on Reading in Schools

    James Patterson spoke at a meeting of New York City middle school principals about tools the principals can use to inspire non-readers and reluctant readers in…

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    Education Reform and Teachers Unions

    Haley Sweetland Edwards talked about her Time Magazine story, “Rotten Apples.” The piece details a California court case, Vergara v. California, involving teacher tenure in the…

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    Teacher Unions and Campaign 2014

    Karen White talked about her National Education Association organization’s plan to spend an estimated $40 million during the 2014 midterm elections. br/ C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy…

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    College Sports Revenue

    Sports journalists and officials from Big 12 schools talked about the money involved in college athletics, and how funds are spent. br/ “Where Does the Money Go?"was part of the…

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    College Athletics and U.S. Olympic Teams

    U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun talked about the the importance of maintaining college athletic programs in order to sustain the U.S. Olympic teams. He responded to questions…

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    Education Common Core Standards

    Education experts talked about Common Core* standards and the U.S. education system. Topics included the pros and cons of the standards, and controversies over the initiative. All…

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    Employment Status of College Athletes

    Sports journalists, college athletics officials, and former professional basketball players talked about the issue of whether student-athletes who play for high-revenue college programs…

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    Technology and Law Enforcement

    FBI Director James Comey talked about the impact of changing technologies on law enforcement. He focused specifically on the ways new programs intended to protect personal information…

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    Rutgers University President Robert Barchi

    Dr. Robert Barchi, president of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, talked from the C-SPAN Bus in New Brunswick about public policy issues impacting higher education…

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    University of Maryland President Wallace Loh

    University of Maryland, College Park, President Wallace Loh talked from the C-SPAN Bus in College Park about about public policy issues affecting higher education institutions as well as…

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    Role of Corporate Engagement in Youth Employment

    Thomas Donohue talked about youth unemployment and how to provide job opportunities to young people. He was followed by a panel discussion on the role of the business community in…

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    Vice President Biden on Youth Employment

    Vice President Joe Biden talked about youth employment and workforce development. He spoke about the importance of providing youth with job opportunities, especially in the areas of…

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    Youth Employment and Workforce Development

    After welcoming remarks, David Williams talked about youth employment, workforce development, and the gap between youths seeking to enter the workforce and the skills employers need. …

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    Pennsylvania State University President Eric Barron

    Pennsylvania State University President Eric Barron talked from the C-SPAN Bus in University Park about public policy issues affecting higher education institutions as well as the role of…

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    Ohio State University Provost Joseph Steinmetz

    Ohio State University Executive Vice President and Provost Joseph Steinmetz talked from the C-SPAN Bus in Columbus about public policy issues impacting higher education institutions as well…

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    University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel

    University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel talked from the C-SPAN Bus in Ann Arbor about public policy issues affecting higher education institutions as well as the role of the Big Ten…

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