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  • Discussion Focuses on School Finance
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    School Finance

    Legal and education scholars discussed various states' and local school districts' education funding systems. They offered recommendations for improving school funding inequities and educational…

  • House Democrats Briefing on GOP Budget Cuts
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    House Democrats on Republican Budget Cuts to Education

    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and other members of the House Democratic Caucus talked about the impact of cuts to education funding in the Republican Budget proposal from Budget…

  • FINRA Foundation Releases Consumer Report
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    Financial Behavior and Literacy

    Financial regulators outlined new programs aimed at helping consumers save and spend money more wisely.

  • emEducation Take A Spinem
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    Education: Take A Spin

    Zachary Cohen’s video, Education: Take a Spin, was one of the middle school section second prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. He was a seventh…

  • Public and Private Universities
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    Public and Private Universities

    Panelists talked about the future of public research universities. Scott Jaschik moderated the presentation “Sustaining Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and the Arts.” Topics included the quality…

  • Bernanke on Personal Finance Education
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    Bernanke on Personal Finance Education

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to teachers at a town-hall meeting on the topic of financial education, including personal finances. He took questions by video from K-12 and…

  • Open Phones
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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for comment regarding the best way to make college affordable. Viewers responded through telephone and electronic communications. At the end of the segment, ads from both Mitt…

  • Public Education and the Economy
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    Public Education and the Economy

    Daniel Domenech talked about the effects of the current economic climate on the education system, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed the proposal…

  • Secretary Geithner Remarks
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    Secretary Geithner Remarks

    Treasury Secretary Geithner spoke at the G-20 finance ministers' spring meeting. He spoke about the pace of global economic recovery and answered questions from the audience.

  • emThe Library Is Closedem
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    The Library Is Closed

    One of the high school section third prize-winning videos, The Library Is Closed, was produced by Jacob Berg, an eleventh grade student from Waukesha West High School in Waukesha, Wisconsin. C-SPAN…

  • Jacob Berg StudentCam Winner
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    Jacob Berg StudentCam Winner

    Jacob Berg talked about his video, The Library is Closed, one of the high school section third prize-winning videos. he is an eleventh grader at Waukesha West High School in Waukesha, Wisconsin.…

  • Stemming High School Dropout Rates
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    Stemming High School Dropout Rates

    Marguerite Kondracke, President and CEO of America’s Promise Alliance, talked about her group’s latest efforts to tackle rising dropout rates in our nation’s high schools. President Obama…

  • Overview of School Spending
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    Overview of School Spending

    Panelists talked about school spending. Topics included how school districts are changing their spending, how funds are spent, and an historical perspective of school spending. Following…

  • Barriers to Education Change
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    Barriers to Education Change

    Panelists spoke about challenges facing education systems and potential barriers to progress in efforts to reduce costs while strengthening student achievement. Among the issues they…

  • Childhood Education in the United States
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    Childhood Education in the United States

    Kevin Chavous talked about education in the United States, including school choice, early childhood education and funding. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic…

  • emThe Secret of TSL Total Student Loadem
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    The Secret of TSL (Total Student Load)

    William Ouchi talked about his book The Secret of TSL: The Revolutionary Discovery That Raises School Performance (Simon & Schuster; September 1, 2009). In his book he reports on his research on 442 schools…

  • Student Loan Industry
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    Student Loan Industry

    William Shaffner talked about recent legislation which would place student loans in the hands of the federal government instead of the private student loan industry. Mr. Shaffner talked…

  • Economic Downturn and State Colleges
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    Economic Downturn and State Colleges

    Dan Hurley talked about how state schools are adapting in the current economic climate and what the stimulus package and other federal resources might do for them. In many states, colleges…

  • emMission and Moneyem
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    Mission and Money

    Burton Weisbrod spoke about the book he co-authored, Mission and Money: Understanding the University (Cambridge University Press, 2008). It is an examination of the entire higher education industry, including…

  • College Endowments and Costs
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    College Endowments and Costs

    Lynne Munson talked about college endowment funds and college cost. She responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Ms. Munson, who is also the executive director of Common Core, was…

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