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    Hillary Clinton Remarks at National Education Association Conference

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the presumptive 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, addressed delegates at the National Education Association’s 95th Representative Assembly.…

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    Conference on Racial Justice and Education, Closing Plenary

    Ivory Toldson delivered keynote remarks at the National Education Association Conference on Minorities and Women. He outlined key myths associated with black men and minority students in…

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    Conference on Racial Justice and Education, Opening Plenary

    Youth activists shared their experiences with racism and its impact on their lives. Among the panelists were an LGBT and trans-health advocate, a student who works with Black Lives Matter,…

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    Conference on Racial Justice and Education, Closing Remarks

    The National Education Association hosted a conference on racial justice in education featuring NEA officials and youth activists.

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    Crowded Out

    This 1958 National Education Association Film addresses the problems of overcrowded schools during the 1950s baby boom. This film depicts the experiences of a frustrated teacher leading to…

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    Teacher of the Year

    National Teacher of the Year Rebecca Mieliwocki urged teachers to teach beyond standardized tests. She called on educators to be “courageous” in teaching students and to remember their…

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    Role of Teachers Unions in Education Reform

    Dennis Van Roekel talked about the role of the teachers union in education reform.

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    Vice President Biden Remarks on Education

    Vice President Biden talked at the National Education Association conference about the importance of education and teachers. In his speech he criticized Mitt Romney and other Republicans for…

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    Read Across America Day

    First lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan read Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss to a group of children. Then NEA President Dennis Van Roekel led them all in a reading oath.…

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    Grading Education

    Richard Rothstein talked about his book Grading Education: Getting Accountability Right (Teachers College Press and Economic Policy Inst.; November 1, 2008). He makes a case for holding public schools…

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    National Education Association Award

    Governor Mike Easley received the inaugural “America’s Greatest Education Governor’s Award” at the annual meeting of the National Education Association “for his achievements in transforming North…

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    National Education Association Annual Meeting

    The annual meeting of the National Education Association opened with a presentation of the meetings topic, “Redefining the Federal Role in K-12 Education.” Association officials answered…

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    Minority Dropout Rates

    Educators spoke about a school dropout problem which was especially prevalent in ethnic minority communities. Among the topics they addressed were a recent study of the extent of the dropout…

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    National Education Association Annual Meeting

    Reg Weaver delivered his keynote address at the annual meeting of the National Education Association. He spoke about his experience as an educator, the state of the education system,…

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    Education Issues

    Senator Clinton addressed the annual National Education Association meeting on education issues and legislation. After her remarks she answered audience members' questions.

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    Education Issues

    Mr. Weaver addressed the annual meeting of the National Education Association. He talked about education reform, improving public education, and the Brown v. Board of Education decision. He…

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    Read Across America Reading

    Justice Breyer read a book, Marshall, the Courthouse Mouse: A Tail of the U.S. Supreme Court, to a group of second-graders from McKinley Elementary School. Cat in the Hat hats were worn, and an actor in a…

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    Education Issues

    Mr. Chase talked about the future of education. Among the topics he addressed were standardized testing, school vouchers, educational funding, and other challenges facing educators. He also…

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    Education Issues

    Mr. Chase addressed attendees at the annual convention and praised public school teachers. He honored several teachers and described their accomplishments.

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    Education Issues

    Officials spoke to reporters about the Bush administration education proposals.

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