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.