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    Technology in the Classroom

    Education experts spoke about integrating technologies in schools and class curricula. Among the topics addressed were the impact of technology on education standards, distance…

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    Public Opinion and U.S. Education

    Participants spoke about the findings from two national research initiatives led by Lumina Foundation and PDK International in their annual survey, which measures public attitudes and…

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    The Influence of Teachers: Book Party

    A book launch party was held for John Merrow, author of The Influence of Teachers: Reflections on Teaching and Leadership. In the book he examines the current issues facing American…

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    Education and Digital Learning

    Bob Wise talked about a new Digital Learning Council report, the “Ten Elements of High Quality Digital Learning,” which examines ways digital learning can help student learning…

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    Education Achievement Gap

    Representative Bobby Scott hosted a forum on education policy as Congress prepared to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Among the topics addressed were past…

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    High School Dropout Rate

    Bob Wise talked about the Graduation Promise Act (GPA), introduced to the Senate the previous week. It would provide new funding to turn around low-performing high…

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    Secondary Education Summit

    Former Governor Bob Wise delivered the luncheon keynote address at n educational summit on the need to improve secondary education. In his remarks he focused on the need to address…

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    Improving Education in U.S.

    Former West Virginia governor Bob Wise talked about education in the U.S. and his efforts to improve education, focusing on high school graduation and postsecondary education, and he…

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    National Governors Association Opening Session

    Ceremonies were held in recognition of the Centennial Meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA). Retrospective videos were also shown. Then current and former governors…

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    Improving Underperforming High Schools

    Ms. Little moderated a panel on the topic, “Turning Around Low-Performing High Schools: Lessons for Federal Policy from Research and Practice.” Participants talked about…

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    Improving High Schools

    Mr. Wise talked about an issue brief released earlier in the week by the Alliance for Excellent Education on the cost of remedial education. He said that 42 percent of students…

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    National Educational Standards and Tests

    Mr. Petrilli introduced two reports from the Fordham Foundation on the status of states' educational standards and approaches to implementing national standards and tests for K-12…

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    High School Education

    Former West Virginia Governor Wise talked about improving high schools. He discussed the findings by the Alliance for Excellent Education that the American public sees problems with…

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    Democratic Governors' Agenda

    Democratic governors announced that Governor Richardson would chair their organization for the next year. They talked about their agenda for the next year, including regaining…

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    Consumer Driven Health Care Systems

    The National Governors' Association hosted a discussion on the influence of consumers in the health care industry as the closing plenary session of the 2004 annual meeting. The session…

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    Prescription Drug Importation

    Governors held a discussion on how to control the costs of prescription drugs by importing them. The governors and congressman described the problems that citizens have with drug costs…

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    Health and Dignity

    At the opening plenary session of the 2004 National Governors' Association Winter Meeting, NGA Chairman Governor Kempthorne released the first report from his “A Lifetime of Health…

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    Governors' Meeting

    Secretary Ridge addressed the governors on the status of the Department of Homeland Security. He noted that communication worked well during the Northeastern electricity blackout last…

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    Energy and Natural Resources Issues

    Panelists testified about energy issues. Following prepared presentations, panelists responded to questions from the governors. br/ In the first panel, Mr. Mankin,…

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    West Virginia State of the State Address

    In his state of the state address Governor Wise spoke about a number of issues, including the economy and medical malpractice insurance reforms.

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