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    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on School Choice

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) talked about his viewed on the future of school choice in the U.S. educational system. He urged the Senate to take action on the Student…

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    Student Literacy and Retention Practices

    Education experts talked about the retention of and remedial instruction for students who have not mastered basic reading skills by the end of third grade. They discussed the practices…

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    Impact of Economic Stimulus

    Panelists talked about whether the $787 economic stimulus funds have helped to improve the U.S. economy and if a second stimulus package is needed. Topics included its impact on…

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    Student Financial Aid

    Panelists explored ways of improving the effectiveness of student financial aid and the possibility of meeting President Obama’s goal of of having the world’s highest rate of…

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    Impact of Economic Stimulus on Education

    Education Secretary Duncan spoke on how economic stimulus funds can advance President Obama’s education reform goals. Following Secretary Duncan’s remarks, panelists spoke…

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    Condition of Education 2007 Report

    A news conference was held to release the annual report, The Condition of Education 2007. The report on educational progress covers aspects from student achievement to school environment…

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    Condition of Education 2006

    The Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics released the annual congressionally-mandated report on American education, “The Condition of Education…

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    Trends in Academic Progress Report

    Officials announced the release of a new federal report, The Nation’s Report Card - NAEP 2004 Trends in Academic Progress. The report includes thirty years of student achievement…

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    Report on the Condition of U.S. Education

    Officials talked with reporters about the findings of the 2005 Condition of Education Report by the Department of Education’s Education Statistics Services Institute. The report…

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    Childhood Cognitive Development

    In the opening session of a two-day “White House Summit on Early Childhood Cognitive Development,” the first lady and others talked about the role of parents and preschool…

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