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  • Rally for Education Equality
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    Rally for Education Equality

    The Close the Gap: Equality in Education Rally was held on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Various civil rights leaders and education reformers…

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  • National Governors Associations Centennial Meeting
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    National Governors Association's Centennial Meeting

    Former Governor Roy Romer (D-CO) talked by remote video from Philadelphia about the National Governors Association’s Centennial meeting being held there. Topics included his years as a…

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  • Strengthening Civic Education
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    Strengthening Civic Education

    Former Justice O’Connor and former Governor Romer announced a new National Advisory Council for the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools, a national effort to increase and strengthen…

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  • Public School Challenges
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    Public School Challenges

    Using statistics and anecdotes, Superintendent Romer described his first year directing the Los Angeles Schools, a system with 720,000 students. He also talked about education policy in…

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  • New Democrats and Education in America
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    New Democrats and Education in America

    Democratic leaders spoke about the importance of education policy and various means of improving education. Among the issues they addressed were the influence of competition on education,…

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  • Children and Violence
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    Children and Violence

    Participants talked about how to create better behavior and attitudes among the nation’s youth. Secretary Riley talked about what local schools and parents could do to create a better…

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  • Governors Dinner
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    Governors' Dinner

    President Clinton spoke to governors about his legislative agenda. Of particular concern was his education plan which would make states and local governments more accountable, increase…

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  • Early Care and Education
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    Early Care and Education

    The National Governors' Association’s winter meeting featured a forum on child development and early education. Governors and policy advisers talked about the importance of this issue and…

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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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  • Education Summit Standards and Assessments
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    Education Summit: Standards and Assessments

    Governors, business leaders and education experts gathered to discuss the future of U.S. education. In this first plenary session, participants talked about the student achievement problem.…

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  • National Education Goals
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    National Education Goals

    Participants briefed reporters on the progress of National Education Goals 2000, which were originally announced in 1990. They talked about various issues, including drugs and violence in…

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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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  • Telecommunications and Education
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    Telecommunications and Education

    Governors spoke about the education infrastructure and the benefits of the information superhighway on education. Following a series of video presentations, governors discussed the future…

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  • SchooltoWork Program
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    School-to-Work Program

    This was a roundtable consisting of 12 governors and some of their staff members and various business leaders to discuss the merits of a School-to-Work program, which would train about 3.5…

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  • Annenberg Education Grant
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    Annenberg Education Grant

    Following a ceremony at the White House, Secretary Riley and others held a news conference at the Willard Hotel to introduce the new Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown…

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  • Special Briefing on Education Grant
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    Special Briefing on Education Grant

    From the White House Briefing Room today, the following individuals briefed the media and took questions on the Annenberg Education Grant: Secretary of Education Dick Riley, President of…

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  • National Education Goals Progress
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    National Education Goals Progress

    Participants discussed education reform during a news conference releasing a report by the National Education Goals Panel.

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  • US Education Reform Issues
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    U.S. Education Reform Issues

    Secretary Riley spoke to the governors about the administration’s goals regarding education reform. He took questions from the members concerning long-term goals of initiating strict…

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  • National Community Service Legislation
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    National Community Service Legislation

    Mr. Segal spoke during the closing plenary session of the 1993 summer meeting of the National Governors' Association on the Clinton administration’s national service plan, which is intended…

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