White House Daily Briefing

Melody Barnes and Education Secretary Arne Duncan briefed reporters and announced the administration would create a waiver program that… read more

Melody Barnes and Education Secretary Arne Duncan briefed reporters and announced the administration would create a waiver program that would allow states to opt out of the “No Child Left Behind” education law. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said the presidential directive was needed because Congress had not enacted changes to the Bush-era program. Following their remarks Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions about the state of the economy. This is a portion of the complete briefing. close

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White House Daily Briefing

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Program ID:
300945-2
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Briefing Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 8, 2011

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  • Aug 08, 2011 | 5:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2011 | 7:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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