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  • Newsmakers with Randi Weingarten
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    Newsmakers with Randi Weingarten

    Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers president, talked about education issues, including teacher strikes and pay, actions House Democrats should take on education since gaining…

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  • Washington Journal Randi Weingarten Discusses Education Policy Under Betsy DeVos
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    Randi Weingarten on Education Policy and the Role of Unions

    Randi Weingarten talked about education policy under Secretary Betsy DeVos and the role of teachers' unions. She spoke via video link from Davie, Florida.

    707 views
  • Newsmakers with Randi Weingarten
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    Newsmakers with Randi Weingarten

    Randi Weingarten talked about on President Trump’s proposal in response to the Parkland, Florida, school shooting to arm teachers as a way to end school shootings. She called it a “terrible…

    1,070 views
  • Federal Role in Education
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    Federal Role in Education

    Education policy analysts talked about the federal role of education and the level of change that can be expected by the Trump administration in areas such as school choice. This discussion…

    322 views
  • AFT President Randi Weingarten Delivers Remarks on Education Policy
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    Education Policy

    Randi Weingarten talked about the future of public education. She also outlined her opposition to President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos for secretary of education. In her remarks, Ms. Weingarten called…

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  • Washington Journal Randi Weingarten on Education Policy in the Trump Administration
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    Education Policy in the Trump Administration

    Randi Weingarten talked about education policy in the Trump administration and reacted to the president-elect’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Department of Education secretary.

    658 views
  • Washington Ideas Forum Discussion Focuses on Education and Health Care
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Education and Health Care

    Randi Weingarten and Maura Banta talked about how the IBM Watson computer could help elementary school teachers prepare lessons for their students. This segment was co-sponsored by the…

    223 views
  • Hearing Focuses on Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation
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    Education Policy and Funding

    Teacher union leaders, school superintendents, and education scholars testified at a hearing on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, which was signed into law in December 2015…

    792 views
  • Washington Journal Randi Weingarten on Federal Education Policy
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    No Child Left Behind and Education Policy

    Randi Weingarten talked about federal education policy, including the No Child Left Behind l(NCLB) aw. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) had recently introduced…

    491 views
  • Union Issues and Education Policy
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    Union Issues and Education Policy

    Randi Weingarten talked about issues facing organized labor and teachers unions in 2014. Topics included implementation of Common Core educational standards, teacher testing and assessment, the…

    607 views
  • Newsmakers with Randi Weingarten
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    Newsmakers with Randi Weingarten

    Randi Weingarten talked about key issues in education. Her American Federation of Teachers organization is one of the nation’s largest teachers unions. Topics included the common core…

    3,584 views
  • AFT President Randi Weingarten Breakfast with Reporters
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    Student International Test Results

    Randi Weingarten spoke with reporters at the Christian Science Monitor breakfast at the St. Regis Hotel. In remarks, she responded to just-released results of the 2012 Program for International Student…

    369 views
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    Reign of Error

    Diane Ravitch talked about her book, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools, in which she argues that the education crisis in the U.S.…

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  • HHS and Education Secretaries Discuss PreK Programs
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    Early Childhood Education Funding

    The National Institute for Early Education Research announced the results of its annual report on early childhood education funding and quality. The findings showed that funding cuts at the state…

    538 views
  • Education Labor Unions and the Fiscal Cliff
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    Education Labor Unions and the Fiscal Cliff

    Randi Weingarten discussed the priorities of labor unions as negotiations began on averting the fiscal cliff." She also discussed American Federation of Teachers' education agenda heading into 2013. Topics…

    278 views
  • Jobs Bill and Education Funds
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    Jobs Bill and Education Funds

    Randi Weingarten talked about possible impact of the $30 billion for schools included in President Obama’s jobs bill, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other…

    253 views
  • Teachers School Reform and Budget Cuts
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    Teachers, School Reform, and Budget Cuts

    The American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten and American Enterprise Insitute Education Policy Director Frederick Hess debated reforms affecting teachers. They discussed at…

    395 views
  • Teachers and Unions
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    Teachers and Unions

    RandI Weingarten talked from New York City about the impact of budget cuts on teachers, and how legislative effort to curtail unions' bargaining powers affects teachers. She also responded to…

    143 views
  • US Education Policy
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    U.S. Education Policy

    Randi Weingarten talked about the U.S. education system. Topics included the Obama administration’s Race to the Top program, teacher ratings, and the impact the economy is having on…

    236 views
  • Teacher Quality
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    Teacher Quality

    Witnesses testified about teacher training programs and evaluation systems. Among the topics they addressed were means of measuring student success, state programs to improve teacher…

    2,075 views
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