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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    First Lady Michelle Obama on Nutrition

    First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to school leaders and other experts about the improvement of nutritional standards for food in schools.  These were the welcoming remarks before a…

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    Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education

    James Brown, STEM Education Coalition executive director, talked about Obama administration’s push for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education in schools,…

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    2014 National Teacher of the Year

    President Obama spoke at the National Teacher of the Year ceremony for 2014 winner Sean McComb, a high school English teacher from Baltimore, and all the State Teachers of the Year.

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    Common Core Standards Initiative

    Michael Petrilli talked about the Common Core Standards Initiative. He explained their role in overall U.S. education policy and the ongoing debate over the adoption of the standards…

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    Education and Community Innovation

    Kiran Bir Sethi talked about her strategies for improving education in India through her “Design for Change” program at Riverside School program. Her presentation included…

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    Union Issues and Education Policy

    Randi Weingarten talked about issues facing organized labor and teachers unions in 2014. Topics included implementation of Common Core educational standards, teacher testing and assessment,…

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    Ana Connery on First Lady's Let's Move! Campaign

    Today’s Mama Vice President of Content Ana Connery spoke by phone about why she believed the first lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign had been helpful to children.

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    Tracy Fox on First Lady's Let's Move! Campaign

    Food, Nutrition, and Policy Consultants President Tracy Fox spoke by phone about changes to food marketing in schools and to nutrition labels. These changes were part of First Lady…

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    Education Choice

    Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) talked about education policy and his belief in the importance of school choice programs. After his opening remarks, Senator Scott participated in a discussion…

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    President Obama in Adelphi, Maryland

    President Obama spoke at Buck Lodge Middle School in Adelphi, Maryland, about ensuring opportunity for all. He talked about his goal of connecting 99 percent of students to broadband…

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    School Choice and Education Voucher Programs

    Andrew Campanella talked about his Alliance for School Choice group’s efforts to increase school choice and voucher programs. He described National School Choice Week, “as…

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    Private Sector STEM Programs, Educators Panel

    A House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee held a hearing focusing on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics( STEM) education initiatives developed and conducted by the…

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    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on School Choice

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) talked about his viewed on the future of school choice in the U.S. educational system. He urged the Senate to take action on the Student…

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    Young Adults' Job Skills and the Modern Workplace

    Anthony Carnevale talked about an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development study on literacy and basic math skills among adults 16-25 in 23 countries, and he responded to…

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