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    Video Game Violence

    Witnesses testified concerning violence in video games produced for Nintendo and Sega. Graphic scenes from a number of Sega games were shown throughout the hearing.

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    Democratic National Convention Day 3 Evening

    Officials, delegates and others paid tribute to Vietnam veterans and women serving in the House. They also expressed their support for Vice President Gore and Senator Lieberman saying…

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    National Platform Hearing, Part 3

    Members of the Democratic National Platform Committee and the Democratic National Convention Committee heard testimony from constituents, officials, and representatives of special interest…

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    Conference on Mental Health: Plenary Session

    President Clinton and other participants talked about the discrimination and lack of information on mental illness. Victims of mental illness shared their experiences with depression,…

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    Education Issues

    Mr. Chase talked about the future of education. Among the topics he addressed were standardized testing, school vouchers, educational funding, and other challenges facing…

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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    National Education Summit Plenary Session

    Participants discussed recommendations for school reform in the nation’s schools. They focused on the need of alternative certification for teachers, greater technology training…

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    Closing the Digital Divide

    Panelists talked about increasing access to computer technology both domestically and in developing nations. They concentrated on the areas of technology, health and education, saying…

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    Washington Journal: Tuesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Progressive Policy Priorities

    The coalition held a three day conference, called "Defending the Family: Strategies for Economic Justice and Hope". In this forum, the participants set a progressive agenda for the future.

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    Democratic Platform Hearing

    In the evening session, citizens and representatives of various organizations testified about various social issues, including education, urban issues and health care.

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    Education Issues

    Mr. Chase talked about efforts to connect public schools with communities, the importance of parental involvement in education, and educators' methods of addressing September 11…

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    Education Issues

    Officials spoke to reporters about the Bush administration education proposals.

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    Read Across America

    In celebration of Read Across America Day, Representative Gephardt and Delegate Norton read to a group of children from Bruce Monroe Elementary School in Rep. Gephardt’s…

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    Urban Economic Development

    Mr. Chase talked about the role of the National Education Association in improving public education to provide the foundation for urban economic renewal. Mr. Lewis talked…

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    Status of American Public School Teachers

    The National Education Association held a news conference to release a report concerning the nation’s teachers. This year’s report shows the percentage of male elementary…

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    Educator's Guide to Schoolwide Reform

    The speakers announced the new Educators' Guide. Mr. Chase said that the goal of student achievement was the reason the guide was created. He and others also mentioned that…

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    Education Issues

    The outgoing president talked about his years in NEA and warned the members about increasingly negative feelings about teachers

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    New Unionism

    Mr. Chase talked about the future of labor unions. He talked about the broad outlines of “new unionism” and its tenets of teachers taking personal responsibility for…

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    The State of Education

    Mr. Chase, utilizing a “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” format, spoke about the current
    state of education in America. He called for more pay and respect for teachers.…

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