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    No Child Left Behind and Education Policy

    Randi Weingarten talked about federal education policy, including the No Child Left Behind l(NCLB) aw. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) had recently introduced…

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    Early Childhood Education

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) talked about his state’s investment in early childhood education. He said that investing in early education was as cost saving measure and…

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    Education Achievement Gap

    Secretary Arne Duncan talked about the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as No Child Left Behind. Topics included the progress…

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    Book Discussion on The Test

    Anya Kamenetz talked about her book The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing - But You Don’t Have to Be, in which she examines the prevalence of standardized…

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    Still Left Behind

    Still Left Behind was one of the second place high school central winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Eli Kirshner, Ricardo…

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    White House Science Fair Tour

    President Obama toured the 2015 White House Science Fair and spoke with some of the students about their projects. The event honored the student winners from some science, technology,…

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    President Obama Remarks at the White House Science Fair

    President Obama made remarks to the participants at the 2015 White House Science Fair, the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competitions…

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    Urban Schools

    Members of the Council of the Great City Schools, a group that advocates for inner-city public schools, spoke to reporters following a meeting with President Obama. They were joined by…

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    National School Lunch Program

    Kevin Concannon talked about the National School Lunch Program, which was up for reauthorization in 2015, and calls from members of Congress to change the program’s nutritional…

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    President Obama Remarks at Benedict College

    President Obama delivered remarks about education and the economy at a town hall event at Benedict College in South Carolina. He also responded to questions from students about…

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    Presidential Remarks on Education for Girls Worldwide

    President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama officially launched the education initiative, “Let Girls Learn,” designed to help teenage girls worldwide remain in school and…

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    Common Core Standards

    Sabrina Schaeffer, Emmett McGroarty, and Neal McCluskey talked about common core standards in public schools.

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    Modifying the No Child Left Behind Law

    Lauren Camera talked about H.R. 5, a reauthorization and modification of the “No Child Left Behind” federal education standards law. The House was to debate several…

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    House Debate on Education Programs Bill

    House members debated H.R.5, a bill by Education and the Workforce Committee Chair John Kline (R-MN) intended to provide $23.3 billion through 2021 to reauthorize the Elementary and…

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    House Education Bills

    Carolyn Phenicie spoke by remote video from Capitol Hill about the details of legislation about the 529 college savings plan and rewriting the No Child Left Behind law. The two…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about his plans for reforming education, including replacing No Child Left Behind with a new law that would addresses the…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Governor Bobby Jindal

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel.  He spoke about education…

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    School Choice Marketing Strategies

    Panelists talked about developing strategies for marketing school choice and charter schools to parents, including the use of technology and social media in education reform. Senator…

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    Charter and Private Schools

    Panelists talked about charter and private schools, and how they can best maintain their “edge” against the public system. They focused on money spent per student in…

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    Academic Forum, Rod Paige Remarks

    Former Education Secretary Rod Paige gave the keynote speech at a day-long academic forum on school choice initiatives. He outlined his proposal for universal school choice, arguing…

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