426Aug 16, 2012
Student Literacy and Retention Practices
Education experts talked about the retention of and remedial instruction for students who have not mastered basic reading skills by the end of third grade. They discussed the practices of ...
92Aug 13, 2009
Impact of Economic Stimulus
Panelists talked about whether the $787 economic stimulus funds have helped to improve the U.S. economy and if a second stimulus package is needed. Topics included its impact on education, the ...
295May 26, 2009
Student Financial Aid
Panelists explored ways of improving the effectiveness of student financial aid and the possibility of meeting President Obama’s goal of of having the world’s highest rate of college ...
82May 11, 2009
Impact of Economic Stimulus on Education
Education Secretary Duncan spoke on how economic stimulus funds can advance President Obama’s education reform goals. Following Secretary Duncan’s remarks, panelists spoke about ...
17May 31, 2007
Condition of Education 2007 Report
A news conference was held to release the annual report, The Condition of Education 2007. The report on educational progress covers aspects from student achievement to school environment from ...
15Jun 1, 2006
Condition of Education 2006
The Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics released the annual congressionally-mandated report on American education, “The Condition of Education 2006.”
22Jul 14, 2005
Trends in Academic Progress Report
Officials announced the release of a new federal report, The Nation’s Report Card - NAEP 2004 Trends in Academic Progress. The report includes thirty years of student achievement ...
24Jun 1, 2005
Report on the Condition of U.S. Education
Officials talked with reporters about the findings of the 2005 Condition of Education Report by the Department of Education’s Education Statistics Services Institute. The report is ...
87Jul 26, 2001
Childhood Cognitive Development
In the opening session of a two-day “White House Summit on Early Childhood Cognitive Development,” the first lady and others talked about the role of parents and preschool programs, and ...