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    National Governors Association Meeting, Education and Workforce

    The Education and Workforce Committee of the National Governors' Association met to discuss issues in the field of education and job training. Topics focused included the need for education…

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    Educational Testing in America

    Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings talked about the importance of high-quality assessments in helping students and schools improve under the No Child Left Behind Act. She answered…

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    Education

    Margaret Spellings talked about student loans, No Child Left Behind, and the Higher Education Summit for Global Development, which concluded yesterday. She responded to telephone calls and…

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    Availability of Student Loans

    A hearing was held on the plans of the Department of Education to ensure the continued availability of funds for student loans. Topics included the availability of federal and private…

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    Educational Issues

    Secretary Spellings talked about the accomplishments of the No Child Left Behind law and the standards movements in education. She outlined the administration’s priorities for 2008 to…

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    Department of Education Building Naming Ceremony

    A dedication ceremony was held as the U.S. Department of Education Building was renamed for President Lyndon Baines Johnson. He was a principal and teacher before becoming a president who…

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    The Federal Role in High School Dropout Rates

    Secretary Spellings and Senator Bingaman talked about the federal role in reducing the national high school dropout rate. They also answered questions from the audience. Mr. Sesno moderated. This…

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    Education Department Oversight

    Secretary Spellings testified about the Department of Education’s Reading First and the management of student loan programs. The administration and management of several college student loan programs…

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    School Safety

    President Bush moderated the closing panel of the White House Conference on School Safety held after several recent school shootings. The panel titled “Working Together to Make Our Schools Safe,”…

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    No Child Left Behind Act 5th Anniversary

    Congressmen spoke to reporters as they left a meeting with President Bush to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the No Child Left Behind Act. They responded to questions from reporters.

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    Fiscal Year 2008 Education Budget

    Secretary Spellings testified about budget requests for the fiscal year 2008 Department of Education spending. She talked about a variety of programs, improving education standards, federal…

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    No Child Left Behind Act Reauthorization

    Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings talked about the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act. She answered quesions from school board members in the audience at the National School…

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    No Child Left Behind Act 5th Anniversary

    Education Secretary Margaret Spellings marked the fifth anniversary of the No Child Left Behind Act in a speech to national education leaders. The Act requires states to create an…

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    School Safety, Day 2

    The Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Advisory Committee met and focused on school safety, the identification of persistently dangerous schools, various provisions of the No Child…

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    Preparation for School Safety

    Secretary Spellings moderated a panel discussion on the steps high schools and communities can take to help prevent future tragedy by making schools safer. Topics included the Columbine…

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    Preventing Violence in Schools

    Secretary Spellings delivered opening remarks to the White House Conference on School Safety. Attorney General Gonzales moderated a panel that examined the scope of the school violence…

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    Community Recovery from School Violence

    First lady Laura Bush addressed the White House Conference on School Safety about the trauma of school violence and the need to assure young people that grownups are working to protect…

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    Education Issues

    Secretary Spellings was interviewed about education issues. She discussed the No Child Left Behind Act, the role of federal government with national testing policies, and educational…

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    Global Competitiveness

    Secretary Spellings testified about promoting President Bush’s recently announced global competitiveness initiative and other education priorities. She said that U.S. educational training…

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    Science and Math Education

    Secretary Spellings and others testified about various federal agency programs for math and science education available for kindergarten through 12th grade. They talked about the current…

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