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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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  • 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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  • Education Legislation
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    Education Legislation

    Following a meeting with President Clinton, Secretaries Riley and Reed commented on an education reform proposal announced by the president. Administration officials and congressional leaders…

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  • Education Reform
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    Education Reform

    Participants testified about state, local and private education reforms. Governor Bush talked about Florida’s A plus program to raise accountability and standards for public schools.…

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  • State of American Education Address
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    State of American Education Address

    Secretary Riley reported that American reading scores are up for the three grades, fourth, eight, and twelth, for the first time in this country. He also mentioned that American children’s…

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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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  • 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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  • National Educational Testing
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    National Educational Testing

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from Secretary Riley and Rep. Goodling, the chair of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, on the proposed voluntary national testing…

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  • National Voluntary Test Initiative
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    National Voluntary Test Initiative

    Secretary Riley talked about the new voluntary testing initiative that is designed to guage the reading skills of fourth graders and the mathematics skills of eighth graders. Officials from…

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  • State of US Education
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    State of U.S. Education

    In his fourth annual speech on the state of U.S. education, Secretary Riley spoke about the challenges of preparing students for life in the next century. He focused on the need for higher…

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  • State of American Education
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    State of American Education

    Mr. Riley spoke about the state of American education. He reviewed the progress made since the study “A Nation At Risk” was published and reported on the impact of education goals 2000…

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  • Federal Role in Education
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    Federal Role in Education

    Committee mebers heard testimony on the federal role in administering education programs. Some Republicans have proposed eliminating the Department of Education and returning more…

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  • Education Goals Scorecard
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    Education Goals Scorecard

    Secretary Riley released the 1994 report of the National Education Goals Panel. Congress required the panel to issue annual assessments charting each state’s progress toward national education…

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  • National Assessment of Educational Progress
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    National Assessment of Educational Progress

    Seceretary Riley announced the national assessment of educational progress, informally known an the nation’s educational report card. The survey is conducted by the Educational Testing…

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  • Brown v Board of Education
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    Brown v. Board of Education

    At Martin Luther King Middle School in Beltsville, Maryland today, the President and a group of students participated in a question and answer session on the Brown v. Board of Education…

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  • Time and Learning Report
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    Time and Learning Report

    Secretary Riley spoke about the need for more school hours to teach young people as opposed to the current trend allowing for less time in school. The commission studying the trend…

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  • Educational Leadership in the World
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    Educational Leadership in the World

    Secretary Riley spoke on programs that have been implemented during the Clinton administration in order to increase global education competitiveness. He said that education has received…

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  • Education Bill Signing Ceremony
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    Education Bill Signing Ceremony

    President Clinton visited with students and faculty at Zamorano Fine Arts Academy Elementary School in San Diego, where he signed into law the Goals 2000 Bill. The Bill sets world-class education…

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  • Creating Schools for the 21st Century
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    Creating Schools for the 21st Century

    Education Secretary Riley addressed members of the National Parent Teacher Association on creating schools for the 21st century. He said that the administration is focusing on education and…

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  • Presidential Education Proposals
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    Presidential Education Proposals

    Secretary Riley discussed education standards and reform proposed by the Clinton administration. Following his remarks, he took questions from the audience concerning education reform.

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