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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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    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.

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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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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the need to ensure that Americans were equipped with the skills employers were looking for.

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    Governors on Education and Workforce Development

    The nation’s governors discussed the role of education in a state’s economic development. Guest speakers included Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), who as the ranking member of…

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    Communicators with Tom Vander Ark

    Tom Vander Ark, author of Getting Smart: How Digital Learning Is Changing the World, talked by video link from Seattle about digital learning and the future of U.S. schools as they…

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    Governors on Education and Job Training

    National Governors Association Chair Mary Fallin (R-OK) gave her final report on her year-long initiative, “America Works: Education and Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs.” The…

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    The State-Federal Partnership

    Vice President Biden was the featured speaker at the opening session of annual meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA). He talked about state-federal partnerships in job…

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    Workforce Training Bill Signing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was joined House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other members of Congress as he signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act prior to…

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    Obama Administration Education Policy

    Dennis Van Roekel talked about federal education policy under the Obama administration and the National Education Association’s call for Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on ways to boost failing schools. Alyson Klein talked by phone about the Obama administration’s efforts to make sure more effective…

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    Education Priorities

    President Obama spoke to reporters before a luncheon meeting with some teachers at the White House to discuss the administration’s education priorities. The “Excellent…

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    Federal and State Education Policy

    Education Undersecretary Ted Mitchell Ted Mitchell talked about President Obama’s education initiatives and how state and federal lawmakers could work together to improve…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan opened the White House daily briefing to talk about the Obama administration’s “Excellent Educators for All Initiative.” Afterward, Josh…

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    White House Naturalization Ceremony

    President Obama hosted an Independence Day naturalization ceremony at the White House for active duty military service members and their spouses, as well as veterans and…

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    Education Policy

    State legislators and education leaders talked about the future of education. Brian Busteed gave opening remarks on the state of education. Speakers in the discussion afterward…

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    M. Night Shyamalan on Education Policy

    M. Night Shyamalan talked about his book, I Got Schooled, and his efforts to fight against the educational achievement disparity between lower and higher income students. He described…

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    Child Nutrition Programs

    Education, medical, and military officials testified about some of the ways child nutrition programs affect issues such as national security, economic vitality, and the health of children…

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    2015 Agriculture Spending

    Helena Bottemiller Evich talked by video from Capitol Hill about the range of topics covered by the fiscal year 2015 agriculture spending bill. She focused on the controversy which had…

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