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    School Privatization

    The guests evaluated the privatization of school systems for economic and educational reasons, with which many school systems are experimenting, or at least cotemplating.

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    National Discussion on Education: Cultures

    Mr. Finn, head of the Educational Excellence Network, and Ms. Welburn defined multiculturalism and discussed its role and importance in the school curriculum.

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    National Education Standards, P.M. Session

    The Interim Council on Standards and Testing continued to discuss possible national standards for academic achievement in U.S. schools and methods for assessing achievement through national…

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    National Goals and Assessment

    Moderated by Paula Zahn, co-host of CBS “This Morning” program, the forum panelists assessed the national goals of education in terms of “what to learn and how to measure…

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    Higher Education Costs: Continuing the Study

    Assistant Secretary of Education Chester Finn addressed an audience at the Department of Education about the concluded report on the costs of of higher education. Specifically, the…

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    Privatization of Education

    The President’s Commission on Privatization heard testimony on the principle of choice in education. Chester Finn, an assistant secretary at the Department of Education, spoke on…

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    Future of U.S. Education

    Governor Robert Orr of Indiana, Lynee Cheney, chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Chester Finn, assistant secretary in the Department of Education, spoke to the…

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    Education Costs

    The House Postsecondary Education subcommittee held an oversight hearing on the rising costs of attending American colleges and universities, a phenomenon that, if continued, could limit…

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