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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “What is the quality of education in your local schools?”

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    Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation

    Education Secretary John King testified at a hearing on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced the No Child Left Behind Act. After the hearing, Committee…

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    Weight Monitoring Programs in U.S. School

    Carrie Arnold talked about her Pacific Standard piece, “The Youngest Casualties in the War on Obesity.” In the article she examines evidence that nutrition and weight screenings…

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    Obama Administration Education Priorities

    Acting Secretary John King spoke about the Obama administration’s priorities for kindergarten through 12th grade education. He said that while the U.S. has seen the highest…

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    Every Student Succeeds Act

    Panelists talked about the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaces the No Child Left Behind Act, as well as the federal government’s involvement in education policy and…

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    Annual British Youth Parliament Debate, Better Curriculum

    More than 300 members of the U.K.'s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that would be…

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    School Improvement Grants

    Caitlin Emma talked about the outcome of the Education Department’s School Improvement Grant program, which aims to raise performance in the U.S.'s worst performing schools. This…

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    No Child Left Behind Reauthorization Legislation

    Alyson Klein talked about congressional efforts to rewrite the 2001 No Child Left Behind law. She discussed the history and intent of the original law, and changes included in the new…

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    Book Discussion on Despite the Best Intentions

    John Diamond was interviewed about the book he co-authored, Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools. The interview, recorded on the campus of the…

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    Standardized Testing

    The Council of the Great City Schools hosted a forum on the results of a new report on the effectiveness of standardized testing. Michael Casserly made opening remarks on the report,…

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    Federal Grants for Charter Schools

    Richard Kahlenberg talked about $150 million in Department of Education grants awarded to states to expand charter schools. He also discussed how these schools operate and their…

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    Jose Luis Vilson on Education Reform

    Jose Luis Vilson, a middle school teacher and activist in New York City, talked about his book, This Is Not a Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education. He shared his perspectives…

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    Attitudes on Public Schools

    Education practitioners and teachers discussed a recent Gallup poll examining the public’s attitudes on public schools. The survey looked at school choice, emphasis on testing,…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “What is the quality of your local schools?” Motoko Rich spoke by phone about the…

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    K-12 Education

    Three education policy experts talked about the Friedman Foundation’s “Schooling of America Survey” on American attitudes toward publicly funded schools. The Friedman…

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    First Lady Michelle Obama on Higher Education

    First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to students and educators who have been successful in connecting their work in the classroom to real-life career opportunities. The event was part of…

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    2015 National Teacher of the Year

    President Obama spoke at the National Teacher of the Year ceremony for 2015 winner Shanna Peeples, a high school English teacher from Amarillo, Texas. President Obama also honored all…

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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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    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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    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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