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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Town Hall on Education Policy

    Telephone lines and electronic communications were open for comments on the U.S. education system, including college costs, the federal student loan program, the value of higher education…

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    Public Opinion Toward Public Education

    Education policy experts talked about the results of the Gallup-Phi Delta Kappa survey on public attitudes toward public education and what needs to be done to improve the American…

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    School District Consolidation

    Educators and experts on rural school administration debated the pros and cons of consolidating small and rural schools districts. The event began with an overview of a Center for…

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    Education Policy

    Educators and analysts talked about what they called a “crisis in education” taking place in the nation’s colleges and universities, as well as kindergarten through…

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    No Child Left Behind Law

    Skype Interview: Alyson Klein (Education Week) on

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    Education Bill Markup, Part 3

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee marked up the Strengthening America’s Schools Act of 2013, an education initiative to replace No Child Left Behind.

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    Education Bill Markup, Part 2

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee marked up the Strengthening America’s Schools Act of 2013, an education initiative to replace No Child Left Behind.

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    Education Bill Markup, Part 1

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee marked up the Strengthening America’s Schools Act of 2013, an education initiative to replace No Child Left Behind.

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    Trends in School Crime

    Michael Planty and Nirvi Shah talked about trends in school crime, violence and safety. Topics included homicides and suicides at school; non-fatal violent and property crime; injuries…

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    Innovation and Technology in Education, Panel 2

    Secretary Duncan, education advocate Chris Paul, and teachers talked about ways to prepare students for the connected world of learning. Then Secretary Duncan was interviewed by Andrea…

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    Massive Open Online Courses

    Panelists talked about the impact of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) on primary and secondary education. They discussed increased access to education, the effect of MOOCS on the…

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