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    Book Discussion on Tough Liberal

    Richard Kahlenberg talked about his book Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy, published by Columbia University Press. The book is…

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    Annual Back to School Forecast

    Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander and other education officials discussed the state of American education in an annual news briefing by the Department of Education. The speakers…

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    Telecommunications Technologies in Education

    The committee met to discuss telecommunications technologies and how they could be used to improve education in America. The witnesses testified on information about technological…

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    The Bush Agenda: Education Policy

    Ms. Ravitch discussed the president’s education record and policy. She commented on the national America 2000 program and other programs.

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    1992 Education Survey

    The Department of Education released its annual report on how well Americans are doing in the classroom. Ms. Griffith, Ms. Ravitch, and Mr. Alsalam briefed reporters on…

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    Federal Education Policy

    The Brookings Institution sponsored a forum on federal education policy entitled, “A Report Card on America.” The guest speaker at the forum, Diane Ravitch, Assistant Secretary…

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    First Step: Education Goals

    The Department of Education briefed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on education goals during the America 2000 Community Leadership Conference. The first session, entitled “Taking…

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