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  • Administration Education Plan
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    Administration Education Plan

    Secretary Rod Paige testified about President Bush’s proposed education policies, collectively called No Child Left Behind.

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  • Secretary of Education Nomination Hearing
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    Secretary of Education Nomination Hearing

    Ms. Spellings, President Bush’s nominee for secretary of the Department of Education, testified about her qualifications. Senator Kennedy, ranking member of the committee, praised Ms. Spellings highly…

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  • Education Funding
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    Education Funding

    Senators spoke to reporters and called on the Bush administration to fully fund education programs. Following their remarks they answered questions from the reporters.

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  • Education Policy Funding
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    Education Policy Funding

    Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the president’s education priorities and the need for better federal funding of education programs. They also responded to questions from the…

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  • Education Bill
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    Education Bill

    Members met to resolve differences and finalize an education bill to be sent to the president. The legislation would authorize $26.5 billion for public primary and secondary education,…

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  • Education Policy
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    Education Policy

    Members met to resolve differences in versions of education legislation. Among the issues addressed were accountability standards, teacher training and education, and school funding.

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  • Senate Passage of Education Funding Bill
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    Senate Passage of Education Funding Bill

    Senators talked with reporters about the Senate passage of S. 1, the Education Authorization bill. They answered

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  • Education Issues
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    Education Issues

    Business leaders talked about education policy and improving education to meet the demands of the marketplace. Among the issues they addressed were testing standards, math and science…

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  • Education Legislation
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    Education Legislation

    Participants spoke to reporters about proposed education legislation and answered their questions.

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  • Everybody Wins When Adults Read with Children
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    Everybody Wins! When Adults Read with Children

    First Lady Laura Bush was the guest of honor at this celebration of reading hosted by “Everybody Wins!,” an nonprofit organization that invites adults to become “reading partners” with…

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  • Education Issues
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    Education Issues

    Following their meeting with President Bush, congressional education leaders talked with reporters about the administration education reform proposal. They responded to media questions.

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  • Education Secretary Nomination Hearing
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    Education Secretary Nomination Hearing

    Mr. Paige testified about his education agenda should he be confirmed as secretary of education. Among the issues addressed were school vouchers, testing standards, and his record as…

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  • Policy Proposals for New Administration
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    Policy Proposals for New Administration

    Officials spoke about future education policy focusing on collecting adequate and accurate data on student achievement, increasing parental participation, improving teacher qualification,…

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  • School Safety
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    School Safety

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee heard testimony on school safety. In the wake of school shootings in Colorado, witnesses testified about measures to prevent youth…

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  • Fiscal Year 2000 Education Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2000 Education Budget

    Secretary Riley testified about the president’s education budget which asked for funds for new teachers, after school programs, and to instill more accountability. Questions centered around…

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  • Budget Negotiations
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    Budget Negotiations

    Senator Jeffords and Senator Nickles spoke about the Republican education agenda. Senator Jeffords reviewed the 105th Congress' acomplishments. Senator Nickles advocated greater autonomy…

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  • TwentyFirst Century Learning Grants
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    Twenty-First Century Learning Grants

    President Clinton announced a new grant program for schools in 36 states which would fund after-school activities.

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  • Charter Schools
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    Charter Schools

    Committee members heard testimony from members and education officials on the role of charter schools in education reform. Witnesses testified about how to increase governmental support for…

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  • National Education Goals Annual Report
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    National Education Goals Annual Report

    The National Education Goals Panel issued its seventh annual report on the progress of U.S. education. The panel members commented on the report, which outlines progress toward the eight…

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  • National Education Goals Annual Report
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    National Education Goals Annual Report

    Some of the nation’s governors and others discussed the 1996 report titled, “Building a Nation of Leaders.” The bipartisan panel was set up six years ago to follow the progress of the Goals…

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