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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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    School Choice

    Panelists from public, private, and charter schools argued in favor school choice initiatives. Among other topics they discussed the different types of charter schools, school…

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    Book Discussion on More than a Score

    Jesse Hagopian, editor of More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing and history teacher at Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington, talked about the growing…

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    Governor Scott Walker on National Policy Issues

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) talked about jobs and the economy. He spoke about his principle of government and what he accomplished in Wisconsin. He also spoke about his…

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    Jeb Bush Remarks in San Francisco

    Former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) delivered the keynote address at the opening session of the 2015 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Expo. He spoke about the…

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    Education Testing and Accountability

    State and local officials from around the country testified on potential changes to the No Child Left Behind law, signed into law by President George W. Bush in 2002. Topics of discussion…

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