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    2000 Democratic Convention Day 2, Afternoon

    Democratic officials spoke to supporters about the upcoming 2000 election. They urged voters to support Vice President Al Gore.

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    Delaware Senatorial Debate

    Incumbent Republican Senator Roth debated his Democratic opponent Governor Carper on state and national issues.

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    Gore Campaign Platform

    In his first solo campaign appearance, Senator Lieberman spoke to supporters about a variety of issues including the value of public service, empowering working families, the strength of…

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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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    Democratic Committee Daily Briefing

    Democratic leaders and activists spoke to reporters about the proceedings of the Republican National Convention and Republican policy proposals, saying the event staged to mislead the…

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    Structural Changes in the New Economy

    Mr. Greenspan spoke about the impact of information technology on the economy and about the importance of education. Following his remarks Governors spoke about economic development and…

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    State and National Politics

    Governor Carper, via satellite from the National Governors' Association meeting, talked about declining state budgets across the country, the presidential campaign, and a variety of other…

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    The Civil War' s Place in American History

    At a dedication of a memorial to Civil War soldiers from Delaware, Mr. Burns spoke about the nature of the Civil War, its participants and how it changed American culture. Following his…

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    Regional Presidential Primary System

    State officials spoke about the role of primary elections in selecting presidential nominees. They specifically addressed the problem of front-loading, saying that it deprived citizens and…

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    Delaware State of the State Address

    Governor Carper delivered the State of the State address to the state legislature. He talked about the accomplishments of the previous year and his plans for the coming year. Specifically…

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    National Education Summit Plenary Session

    Participants discussed recommendations for school reform in the nation’s schools. They focused on the need of alternative certification for teachers, greater technology training for…

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    Closing News Conference

    Governors reviewed the accomplishments of their recent meeting and stated the goals for the National Governors' Association for the upcoming year. They stated that they will continue to…

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    Education in the Digital Age

    Governors met to discuss how technology is used to improve student achievement. They heard from educators and students on the potential of technology in education. They also viewed videos…

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    Expanding Learning Opportunities

    After viewing a video promoting after school programs, students spoke to governors about their experiences in after school programs. They talked about how the programs had expanded their…

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    Executive Committee

    Senator Nickles spoke to state Governors about education legislation and policy. He declared that federal government should not have the primary responsibility for education reform,…

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    Technology and the Classroom

    State Governors and educators talked about technology and education. Students from local schools demonstrated technology used in their classrooms and panel members discussed the future of…

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    National Governors' Association

    Speaking from St. Louis, Governor Carper talked about the focus of the National Governors' Association meeting, “Raising Student Achievement.” He explained that this could be accomplished…

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    New Democrats and Progressive Governance

    Participants discussed progressive ideas in state and local governments. They focused on ways to address urban sprawl and reduce traffic congestion. They focused on education strategies to…

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    New Democrats: Leaders for Change

    Participants discussed local and state solutions to various domestic problems. They focused on academic achievement and various mentoring and funding programs that have enabled children to…

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    Presidential Speech

    President Clinton and Vice President gore spoke to governors, asking for their support for their education plan. The president’s plan would tie federal funding to regulations which would…

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