National Voluntary Test Initiative

Secretary Richard Riley talked about the new voluntary testing initiative that is designed to gauge the reading skills of fourth graders… read more

Secretary Richard Riley talked about the new voluntary testing initiative that is designed to gauge the reading skills of fourth graders and the mathematics skills of eighth graders. Officials from the Department of Education also participated in the briefing. Six states and three major cities have agreed to utilize the national standards tests. Education advisers and experts took questions from the audience. close

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National Voluntary Test Initiative

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Program ID:
89720-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 1997 | 6:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 1997 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 19, 1997 | 6:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 19, 1997 | 9:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 1997 | 1:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 1997 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 1997 | 11:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 1997 | 12:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 1997 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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