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  • School Construction
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    School Construction

    President Clinton and others called on Congress to pass legislation to provide funds to build new schools and to modernize older facilities. They spoke to a crowd of parents and teachers…

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  • Student Loans
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    Student Loans

    President Clinton and Secretary Riley talked about a report on the drop of student loan default rates. They hope this will be a reason to continue the federal student loan program.…

    74 views
  • National Teacher of the Year
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    National Teacher of the Year

    President Clinton named Ms. Whirry teacher of the year and spoke about ways to continue to improve education. After accepting the award, Ms. Whirry said she would work to recruit and retain…

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  • Higher Education Issues
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    Higher Education Issues

    Participants talked about the president’s plan to create a “College Opportunity Tax Cut” which would provide a tax deduction of up to $10,000 or a tax credit of up to $2,800.

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  • Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony
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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    President Clinton and members of Congress honored nine former Little Rock, Arkansas high school students with Congressional Gold Medals. Known as the "Little Rock Nine," they were the first African…

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  • Education Legislation
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    Education Legislation

    President Clinton announced his agreement with congressional leaders on educational spending and the status of other budget negotiations. He answered questions from the media.

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  • Educational Agenda
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    Educational Agenda

    President Clinton and others talked about education policy. He said that a Republican tax-cut plan would force cuts in education spending as enrollments grew and schools needed repairs. He…

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  • Public Education Issues
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    Public Education Issues

    President Clinton and Secretary Riley talked about improving public education. Among the issues they addressed were growing class sizes, the need for more teachers, and the need to…

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  • Boys and Girls Nations
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    Boys' and Girls' Nations

    President Clinton addressed the participants of Boys' and Girls' Nation about their community involvement and civic responsibility. He also reflected on the progress made during his…

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  • Education Flexibility Bill Signing
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    Education Flexibility Bill Signing

    The president signed a bill that would allow states greater freedom in spending federal education dollars.

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  • Education Issues
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    Education Issues

    Mrs. Clinton stated that American schools need qualified teachers. She spoke about the critical importance of a good education for American children. Secretary Riley talked about the need…

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  • Education Issues
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    Education Issues

    President Clinton announced an initiative to expand the number and improve the quality of after school programs through federal grants. He argued that such programs reduce adolescent crime…

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  • Higher Education Bill Signing
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    Higher Education Bill Signing

    President Clinton signed into law a higher education bill aimed at making colleges and universities more accessable to lower and middle income families. The bill also set forth a national…

    92 views
  • Presidential Visit to Pine Crest Elementary
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    Presidential Visit to Pine Crest Elementary

    As a part of National School Modernization Day several speakers honored the President Clinton’s achievements in the education area and what this has done for their school. President Clinton…

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  • Herndon Elementary School
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    Herndon Elementary School

    President Clinton spoke about the high quality of education that people can get in American universities, but he also stated that there should be a high quality education available in…

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  • Presidential Departure
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    Presidential Departure

    President Clinton departed for Martha’s Vineyard to resume his vacation.

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  • Boys Nation Remarks
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    Boys' Nation Remarks

    Secretary Riley discussed his connection and views of Boys' Nation. President Clinton discussed the contributions of those involved with Boys' Nation.

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  • National Teacher of the Year
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    National Teacher of the Year

    With teachers of the year from all 50 states in the audience, President Clinton presented the National Teacher of the Year award to science teacher Philip Bigler. In his remarks, the President…

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  • CollegeSchool Partnership
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    College-School Partnership

    President Clinton talked about a collegiate-school partnership involving early mentoring and tutoring programs. The president also discussed the situation in Iraq. President Clinton said…

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  • President Clinton Monica Lewinsky Denial
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    Child Care Initiative

    President Bill Clinton outlined his latest child care initiative and the programs he intends to send to Congress for deliberation. The president also addressed the allegations against him that he had a sexual…

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