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    The Bridge to Brilliance

    Nadia Lopez talked about her book The Bridge to Brilliance: How Once Principal in a Tough Community Is Inspiring the World, in which she recounts her journey from starting an inner city middle school…

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    Media and Lifelong Learning

    The heads of three media organizations discussed improving learning and knowledge through their platforms, especially during the presidential campaigns. “How ‘Ed’ Is in the Middle of Media”…

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    Lit Up

    David Denby talked about his book Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives, in which he reports on his year spent in the 10th grade classrooms of three…

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    Education Vouchers

    Experts assessed the impact of state school choice and the voucher program. They focused on tax-credit scholarships and education savings accounts.

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    The Battle for Room 314

    Ed Boland talked about his book, The Battle for Room 314: My Year of Hope and Despair in a New York City High School, about the lessons he learned while teaching for one year in a New York…

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    Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation

    Education Secretary John King testified at a hearing on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, which was signed into law in December 2015 to replace the No Child Left Behind Act.…

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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…

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    Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation

    Education Secretary John King testified at a hearing on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced the No Child Left Behind Act. After the hearing, Committee Chair…

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    Every Student Succeeds Act

    Panelists talked about the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaces the No Child Left Behind Act, as well as the federal government’s involvement in education policy and state…

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    Newsmakers with Lily Eskelsen Garcia

    President Lily Eskelsen Garcia talked about the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA), which Congress passed earlier in the month as the successor to the No Child Left Act, and other education…

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    Every Student Succeeds Act Bill Signing

    President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act. The bipartisan bill replaced No Child Left Behind and allowed state and local officials greater flexibility in how to respond…

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    Maggie Severns on No Child Left Behind Rewrite

    Maggie Severns reported frby video from Capitol Hill about the House debate on a bill to rewrite and reauthorize the 2001 No Child Left Behind law.

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    The Prize

    Dale Russakoff participated in a panel discussion on her book The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?, in which she talks about the school reform movement in Newark, New Jersey,…

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    Drilling through the Core

    Contributors Williamson Evers, James Milgram, Sandra Stotsky, Ze’ev Wurman, and editor Peter Wood talked about their book, Drilling through the Core: Why Common Core Is Bad for America.…

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    No Child Left Behind Reauthorization Legislation

    Alyson Klein talked about congressional efforts to rewrite the 2001 No Child Left Behind law. She discussed the history and intent of the original law, and changes included in the new…

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    Prelude to Prison

    Marsha Weissman talked about her book, Prelude to Prison: Student Perspectives on School Suspension, about the link between school suspension and incarceration in the United States. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    No Child Left Behind Legislation

    Alyson Klein talked by video from Capitol Hill about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which would rewrite the 2001 No Child Left Behind law.

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    High School Dropout Rate

    Former Governor Bob Wise (D-WV) talked about a report showing a significant decrease in the high school dropout rate from 2008 to 2012. He discussed what state and federal efforts to…

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    Mission High

    Kristina Rizga talked about her book Mission High: One School, How Experts Tried to Fail It, and the Students and Teachers Who Made It Triumph, in which she examines alternative…

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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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