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    Prospects for Black America, Education Reforms

    Panelists talked about educational changes to benefit the African-American community. They discussed school choice, the influence of teachers' unions, giving schools autonomy, and…

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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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    Education Standards and Assessments

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan delivered remarks and participated in a panel discussion on steps his department was taking to support teachers, school leaders, and students during a…

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    Education Secretary Arne Duncan on School Safety

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan called on community leaders to step up efforts to ensure safety in schools in response to the previous week’s school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut,…

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    Education, Race, and the Achievement Gap

    Panelists talked about education and how race affects Latino, African-American, and Asian students. Topics included unequal opportunity, college preparation, teacher quality, and…

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    Teacher Absences

    The Center for American Progress released a report which found that the average teacher is absent 10 days per school year. They extrapolated this number to show that when the average…

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