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    Education in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Walter Isaacson moderated a discussion about the state of public education in New Orleans.  “Chartered and Uncharted: Navigating Education for the Next Generation” was part…

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    Open Phones. Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on standardized tests. Emma Brown was interviewed by phone about “opting-out” of standardized testing.

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    Jose Luis Vilson on Education Reform

    Jose Luis Vilson, a middle school teacher and activist in New York City, talked about his book, This Is Not a Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education. He shared his perspectives…

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    Attitudes on Public Schools

    Education experts and teachers talked about a Gallup poll examining attitudes toward public schools. The survey looked at school choice, emphasis on testing, professional development…

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    Book Discussion on Mission High

    Kristina Rizga talked about her book Mission High: One School, How Experts Tried to Fail It, and the Students and Teachers Who Made It Triumph, in which she examines alternative…

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    Newsmakers with Lily Eskelsen Garcia

    Lily Eskelsen Garcia, the president of the largest teachers union, talked about major education issues including the re-authorization of the No Child Left Behind law, testing and…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Should the U.S. end birthright citizenship?” George Washington University law professor…

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    Education Policy

    Campbell Brown talked about a variety of education issues, including teacher tenure, common core standards, the quality of public and charter schools, and an upcoming education summit with…

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    U.S. Teacher Shortage

    Motoko Rich joined by phone to talk about her recent article in the New York Times on the growing teacher shortage in the U.S., its relationship to economic conditions, and the impact on…

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “What is the quality of your local schools?” Motoko Rich also joined by phone to talk about…

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    Education, Jobs and Justice

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, and a panel of young professionals talked about education, jobs, justice, and the future of civil rights.  “The…

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    School Choice

    Education analysts talked about the future of school choice and the implementation of education savings accounts. They also addressed funding concerns and potential legal challenges.

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    Secretary Carter on the Education of Military Children

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter talked about the importance of ensuring educational opportunities and support for children of military families. He highlighted a Pentagon effort to…

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    National Governors Association, Discussion on State Economies

    Governors met to discuss the best methods to expand worker training programs for growing states' economies through improving job skills. Guest speakers included Labor Secretary Thomas…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued debate on S.1177. Members voted on amendments and final passage. S. 1177 passed 81-17.

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    Representative Mark Takano on Education Policy

    Representative Mark Takano (D-CA), a member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, talked about the rewrite of the No Child Left Behind law underway in Congress. He also…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed work on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, legislation that would change the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law by granting more authority to states and local school…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, legislation that would change the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law by granting more authority to states and local school…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, legislation that would change the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law by granting more authority to states and local school…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed work on changes to the No Child Left Behind law.

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