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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. br/ This…

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    President Obama on Computer Science Education

    President Obama spoke to middle-school students from New Jersey at an “Hour of Code” event put on by Code.org to promote Computer Science Education Week. The president was…

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    Book Discussion on Undeniable

    Bill Nye talked about his book Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation, in which he argues against teaching creationism alongside evolution in science classes. During this…

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    National Conference on Citizenship

    Speakers at the 68th Annual Conference on Citizenship talked about ways to engage citizens to become active civil participants in their communities. General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.)…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Panel on Public Education

    Authors talked about their books on race and public education.  br/ “Segregation, Class, and Race and the New York City Public Schools” took place at the 9th annual…

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    Common Core Education Standards

    The Center for American Progress hosted a discussion on common core standards, which more than 40 states and the District of Columbia had adopted. The panelists focused on what common…

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    StudentCam 2015 Theme Announcement

    Susan Swain announced the theme for C-SPAN’s 2015 StudentCam documentary competition: “The Three Branches and You.” Contestants were asked to tell a story that…

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    Senator Cruz on Terrorism and American Citizenship

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced legislation that would strip U.S. citizenship from Americans who join, or provide material assistance to, a terrorist organization.

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    Common Core Standards Initiative

    Neal McCluskey and Michael Petrilli talked about the Common Core Standards Initiative and arguments for and against states adopting the standards. br/ C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read…

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    Education and the Role of Local School Boards

    Thomas Gentzel talked about the top issues facing public schools and role of local school boards. Topics included the pending influx of unaccompanied migrant children, funding…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “What’s the best way to improve education in the U.S.?”

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