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  • No Child Left Behind Act 5th Anniversary
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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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  • Education Policy
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    Education Policy

    Members spoke about Bush administration policies. Among the issues they addressed were funding school programs, performance standards, voucher programs, class size, and school…

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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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  • American Competitiveness
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    American Competitiveness

    Bill Gates testified about the state of education in the U.S. and its impact on the ability of Americans to compete in the global economy. In his remarks he said that overhauls of the…

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  • Student Loans
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    Student Loans

    Mr. Hansen appeared before the committee to testify about student loan programs and a proposal to grant student loans with variable interest rates. Opening statements generated passionate…

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  • Expanding Student Learning Time
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    Expanding Student Learning Time

    Senator Edward Kennedy delivered the keynote address at a conference about the initiatives by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to improve student performance through expanding time for…

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  • Global Competitiveness
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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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  • Issues Facing the US
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    Issues Facing the U.S.

    Following introductions by Senator McConnell and Provost Willihnganz, Senator Kennedy praised the McConnell Center and talked about famous Kentucky legislators. Other topics included civil…

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  • Education Issues
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    Education Issues

    Lawmakers and education officials talked about the “No Child Left Behind Act,” improving the quality of public education, funding education programs, and enforcing standards. Following…

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  • PostHurricane School Rebuilding
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    Post-Hurricane School Rebuilding

    A Senate committee met to discuss relief efforts for survivors of Hurricane Katrina in the areas of education, health care, and jobs. The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions…

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  • Democratic Radio Address
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    Democratic Radio Address

    In the weekly Democratic radio address, Sen. Kennedy talked about the importance of education to individuals and the nation and called for more federal funding for education.

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  • History Education
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    History Education

    The Education and Early Childhood Development Subcommittee heard testimony about the teaching of American history and civics. Topics included the proposed American History Achievement Act and ways to…

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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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  • New Idea Bill
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    New Idea Bill

    Lawmakers spoke to reporters outside the White House about education legislation and the signing ceremony for disabilities education programs.

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  • Special Education Funding
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    Special Education Funding

    Witnesses testified on ways to improve the Individuals Disability Education Act, which is up for renewal this year.

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  • Education Issues
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    Education Issues

    Witnesses testified on the thirtieth anniversary of Title IX, an amendment to the 1964 Civil Rights Act barring discrimination based on gender in public education. Among the issues they addressed were…

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  • Educational Resources
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    Educational Resources

    Witnesses testified about educational opportunities and resources for low-income and minority students.

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  • Democratic Radio Response
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    Democratic Radio Response

    Senator Kennedy talked about education policy and proposed legislation for public school reform.

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  • Early Childhood Education
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    Early Childhood Education

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  • Education Reform Legislation
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    Education Reform Legislation

    Senators spoke to reporters about education reform legislation passed by the Senate. Following their remarks they answered questions from the reporters.

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