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  • Public School Funding
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    Public School Funding

    Vice President Gore announced a proposal to grant money to public schools and guaranteed emergency funds to areas in Oklahoma and Kansas to rebuild after damaging tornadoes.

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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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  • Student Loans
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    Student Loans

    Vice President Gore and Secretary Riley announced an initiative on student loan interest rates intended especially to help working families. Before he left, the vice president answered a…

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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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  • Involving Families in Education
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    Involving Families in Education

    President Clinton participated in the annual conference hosted by Vice President and Mrs. Gore. Panelists talked about how their local schools help get parents more involved in their…

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  • White House Conference on Hate Crimes Part 1
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    White House Conference on Hate Crimes Part 1

    President Clinton took part in a discussion focusing on solutions to the problem of attacks on people because of race or sexual orientation. The panel discussed different way in which to…

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  • Internet Access for Schools
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    Internet Access for Schools

    Vice President Gore and several senators announced that the Federal Communications Commission agreed to provide Internet access to schools at a reduced cost. They stressed the importance of…

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  • National Teacher of the Year Award
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    National Teacher of the Year Award

    President Clinton announced that the National Teacher of the Year is Sharon Draper of Cincinnati. She was chosen from the top teachers in each of the fifty states. The award is sponsored by…

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  • National Education Standards
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    National Education Standards

    President Clinton conducted a roundtable on improving national education quality by initiating national education standards. The president has encouraged every state to participate in…

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  • Secretary Reich Tribute
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    Secretary Reich Tribute

    Friends and colleagues paid tribute to the outgoing Secretary of Labor, Robert Reich. They talked about his efforts to reform the department, his concern for his employees and all U.S.…

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  • Blue Ribbon Schools
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    Blue Ribbon Schools

    Schools and students which have achieved national and local education standards were recognized. During his remarks, President Clinton announced a federal program to train teachers in new…

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  • Midwest Economic Summit
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    Midwest Economic Summit

    President Clinton, Vice President Gore, cabinet officials and others discussed economic issues that affect the Midwest and other regions. In this portion, they discussed several…

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  • Higher Education Policy
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    Higher Education Policy

    President Clinton, Vice President Gore and Secretary Riley spoke about administration inititaives in higher education policy to a group of university presidents.

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  • Americans with Disabilities Anniversary
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    Americans with Disabilities Anniversary

    During ceremonies marking the fourth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), President Clinton spoke of his goals for enabling Americans to move productively into the 21st century.…

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  • Head Start Legislation Signing
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    Head Start Legislation Signing

    In a White House East Room ceremony this afternoon, President Clinton signed the Head Start Reauthorization Bill. The Bill contains new provisions to meet needs of families with infants and…

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  • Empowerment Zones Signing Ceremony
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    Empowerment Zones Signing Ceremony

    Addressing the media from the White House East Room today, President Clinton briefly commented on the Los Angeles earthquake and then discussed the Community Empowerment program. The…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement Signing
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    North American Free Trade Agreement Signing

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  • Regulatory Reform Executive Order
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    Regulatory Reform Executive Order

    President Clinton approached a microphone for the purpose of announcing an executive order he will sign to reform the regulatory system. The order will eliminate the opportunities the…

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  • Clinton Cabinet Announcement
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    Clinton Cabinet Announcement

    President-elect Clinton spoke in front of eleven U.S. flags to announce the appointments of Ms. O’Leary as Secretary of Energy and former Gov. Riley as Secretary of Education in his…

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