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    Poll on Attitudes Toward Public Schools

    Representatives from Phi Delta Kappa and the Gallup Organization released an annual poll on American’s attitudes toward public schools.

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    Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Ulrich Boser and Darleen Opfer talked about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Among other topics they discussed how the act changed the landscape of education, its major…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the importance of higher education and his efforts to make it more affordable.

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Bullying Trends

    Panelists talked about progress in combating bullying. Michael Lu said that the nation could do a lot better with bullying prevention but progress had been made in raising public…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Opening Remarks

    Officials began a summit on bullying prevention. Assistant Education Secretary Delisle said that students were heading back to school for the year but there were many kids scared to…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Supportive School Discipline

    Panelists discussed the issues of school discipline for bullies and what teachers should do when they observe bullying. “Supportive School Discipline” was the fifth and…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Cyberbullying

    Panelists discussed the challenges of preventing bullying done on-line. “Cyberbullying” was the fourth plenary session of the day-long summit “Keeping Kids Safe:…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Youth Perspectives

    Youth leaders in anti-bullying efforts reported on discussions that were held on what is being done in schools and what was found to work to reduce bullying. “Youth Debrief of Focus…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, State and Federal Laws and Policies

    Panelists talked about the the legal aspects of preventing bullying. Dr. Srabstein said that bullying was a very serious health risk and the victims were at higher risk of…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Lessons Learned

    Panelists discussed what programs and methods had been found most helpful in preventing bullying. “SEA/LEA Perspectives: Bullying Prevention - Lessons Learned and Promising Practices…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Social and Emotional Learning

    “Multi-Tiered Behavioral Support Frameworks and Social and Emotional Learning” was the second plenary session of the day-long summit “Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and…

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    School Lunch Programs

    Nutrition experts testified on school lunch programs across the U.S. and potential changes to strengthen the delivery and quality of those programs. Julia Bauscher, the president-elect…

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    Senator Tim Scott Remarks

    Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) talked about school choice and the U.S. economy. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) made introductory remarks. “Washington Report” was part of the…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 4

    Reeta Roy talked about educational programs for girls in Africa. The Office of the First Lady, the George W. Bush Institute, and the U.S. Department of State hosted, “Investing in…

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    Private Student Loans

    Witnesses testified on private student loans, including current levels of debt, options borrowers have to modify loans, and the legal framework. One of the panelists told the committee…

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    Campus Sexual Assault Legislation

    A bipartisan group of senators talked about The Campus Accountability and Safety Act, the bill they were introducing to fight sexual assault on college campuses. They were joined by…

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    President Obama in Los Angeles

    President Obama talked about the importance of job-driven skills training, particularly for fast-growing sectors such as health care, and the role of community colleges in federal job…

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    Presidential Program in Los Angeles, Introduction

    Secretary of Labor Tom Perez and officials of the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College spoke to the crowd waiting for President Obama to make a speech. Linda Cole sang the national…

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    Federal Student Loan Legislation

    Carolyn Phenicie talked by video link from Capitol Hill about two higher-education bills that would be debated on the House floor that day and the next. The first bill dealt with…

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    Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

    President Obama talked about improving the state of the middle class thorough better jobs and preparing Americans with skill sets for those jobs before signing H.R. 803, the Workforce…

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