Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
Ulrich Boser and Darleen Opfer talked about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Among other topics they discussed how the… read more
Ulrich Boser and Darleen Opfer talked about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Among other topics they discussed how the act changed the landscape of education, its major components, and the continuing effects of the act in the present.
A clip was shown of President Lyndon Johnson speaking about the need to improve education during his 1964 “Great Society” speech at the University of Michigan.
This was part of a week-long series on the “Great Society,” which was a series of political initiatives President Lyndon Johnson took with the goals of promoting equality and ending poverty.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Ulrich Boser Senior Fellow Center for American Progress->Education Policy
- Nancy Calo Producer C-SPAN->Radio
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