Roderick Paige

Roderick Paige

Roderick Raynor "Rod" Paige served as the 7th United States Secretary of Education from 2001 to 2005. Paige, who grew up in Mississippi, built a career on a belief that education equalizes opportunity, moving from classroom teacher to college dean and school superintendent to be the first African American to serve as the nation's education chief. Wikipedia*

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Roderick Paige has 67 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 News Conference. The year with the most videos was 2001 with 29 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2004 with an average of 201 views per program. Most appearances with George W. Bush (8), Tommy Thompson (4), John A. Boehner (4). Most common tags: Education Policy, Education Reform, Federal Programs.

Appearances by Title:


Secretary, Department of Education c. January 21, 2001 - c. December 31, 2005 Videos: 67

Recent Appearances

  • Academic Forum, Rod Paige Remarks

    Academic Forum, Rod Paige Remarks

    Former Education Secretary Rod Paige gave the keynote speech at a day-long academic forum on school choice initiatives. He…

  • After Words with Rod Paige

    After Words with Rod Paige

    Former Secretary of Education Rod Paige talked about his book The War Against Hope: How Teachers' Unions Hurt Children, Hinder…

  • National Education Technology Plan

    National Education Technology Plan

    Secretary Paige and others announced the Department of Education’s report, “Toward a New Golden Age in American Education: How the…

  • Annual Back-to-School Address

    Annual Back-to-School Address

    Secretary Paige spoke about the No Child Left Behind initiative, and discussed his accomplishments in improving education.…

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