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Transforming the Federal Role in Education

Details: Support for Title I Grants to high-poverty schools is stronger than ever at $14.3 billion, an increase of 63percent since the enactment of NCLB. Support for special education programs is $12 billion, an increase of 67 percent since 2001. Government must trust parents to make the right decisions for their children.

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Transforming the Federal Role in Education (Text Only)

Details: "On education, we must trust students to learn if given the chance, and empower parents to demand results from our schools. In neighborhoods across our country, there are boys and girls with dreams -- and a decent education is their only hope of achieving them.

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Education News Archive

Details: Education Reform Archive. This is historical material, "frozen in time." The web site is no longer updated and links to external web sites and some internal pages will not work.

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Record of Achievement

Details: Requiring Accountability. President Bush, working closely with Republicans and Democrats, achieved significant and historic education reform with the No Child Left Behind Act, which promotes student achievement, accountability, and greater choices for parents. For the first time, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico have accountability plans for measuring …

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Education: The Promise of America (Text Only)

Details: Launching early childhood education research: The President directed that research and program development in early childhood education be given high priority and stressed the need for research and programmatic efforts in early childhood education to be comprehensive by linking together programs and curricula to ensure optimal development of

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84: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Details: The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Improving America's Schools Act (IASA) (P.L. 103-382), provided for a comprehensive overhaul of programs providing more than $10 billion a year of Federal support for education, and restructured how these programs provide services.

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Remarks by the President on Teaching American History and …

Details: The first initiative that we're going to put out is called We the People, which will encourage American history and civic education all around the country. There will be a grant program to encourage the development of good curricula and a lecture series, and essays by high school students on liberty and justice and freedom.

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President Speaks at Brown v Board of Education Natl Historic Site …

Details: Monday was the 50th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education which declared that racial segregation of students in public schools violated the Constitution.

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Education News Archive (Text Only)

Details: Education Archive. 2008. Apr. 22, 2008. Fact Sheet: White House Summit on Inner-City Children and Faith-Based Schools. Statement by the President on No Child Left Behind Act. Mar. 7, 2008. Press Briefing by Dana Perino and Edward Lazear, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and Keith Hennessey, Director of the National Economic Council.

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CHAPTER 8 Education and Labor

Details: education are widespread, with greater earnings being enjoyed by people and families who invest in education. Also, there are additional, non-pecuniary benefits of education that are enjoyed by both individuals and society at large. Education is also a key component of worker productivity and long-term economic growth.

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Education: The Promise of America

Details: Launching early childhood education research: The President directed that research and program development in early childhood education be given high priority and stressed the need for research and programmatic efforts in early childhood education to be comprehensive by linking together programs and curricula to ensure optimal development of

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The National Information Center for Children and Youth with …

Details: A project of the Academy for Educational Development, NICHCY focuses on children and youth from birth to age 22 and operates through a cooperative agreement with the Office of Special Education Programs within the U.S. Department of Education.

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Executive Order: Strengthening Adult Education

Details: By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. It is the policy of the United States to use existing Federal programs that serve adults, including new Americans, to strengthen literacy skills, improve opportunities for postsecondary education and …

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Executive Order on Excellence in Special Education

Details: The education of all children, regardless of background or disability, while chiefly a State and local responsibility, must always be a national priority. One of the most important goals of my Administration is to support States and local communities in creating and maintaining a system of public education where no child is left behind

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The White House Summit on Early Childhood Cognitive …

Details: The July 2001 White House Summit on Early Childhood Cognitive Development was hosted by Mrs. Bush, along with U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson. The conference outlined what parents, grandparents, early childhood educators, childcare providers, and other caregivers can

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Good Start, Grow Smart: Funding for Early Childhood Care and …

Details: Special Education Preschool Grants and State Grants. The Special Education Preschool program, along with 6 percent of Special Education State grants, provides formula grants to States to make available special education and related services for 3- …

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Dr. Rod Paige, Secretary of Education (2001-2005)

Details: Secretary of Education (2001-2005) www.ed.gov. On January 21, 2001, the United States Senate confirmed Dr. Rod Paige as the 7th U.S. Secretary of Education. For Paige, the son of a principal and a librarian in public schools, that day was the crowning achievement of a long career in education.

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Margaret Spellings, Secretary of Education

Details: Margaret Spellings is the U.S. Secretary of Education. As the first mother of school-aged children to serve as Education Secretary, Spellings has a special appreciation for the hopes and concerns of American families. Secretary Spellings is working to ensure that every young American has the knowledge and skills to succeed in the 21st century.

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Executive Order: American Indian and Alaska Native Education

Details: The Department of Education shall provide appropriate administrative services and staff support to the Working Group. With the consent of the Department of Education, other participating agencies may provide admini-stra-tive support to the Working Group, to the extent permitted by law and consistent with their statutory authority. Sec. 7.

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President Signs Landmark No Child Left Behind Education Bill (Text …

Details: President Bush Tuesday signed into law the "No Child Left Behind Act" - the most sweeping reform of federal education policy in a generation. The legislation, which closely follows the President’s agenda to improve America’s public schools, passed Congress with overwhelming bipartisan majorities.

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Press Conference With President George W. Bush And Education …

Details: Flexibility in education spending is a special concern of members of both parties with whom I've discussed. Today I had a good meeting with the chairman of the Education Committee in the House, John Boehner. I know he shares my passion for flexibility at the local level, as with people like Senator Judd Gregg or Tim Hutchinson.

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President Introduces History & Civic Education Initiatives

Details: President Introduces History & Civic Education InitiativesThe Rose Garden. Video (Real) Video (Real) Audio. 8:42 A.M. EDT. THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Welcome to the Rose Garden; thanks for getting up so early. I do want to appreciate David McCullough. It's an honor to be introduced by David McCullough. I appreciate his contribution …

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Strengthening Education and Job Training Opportunities

Details: Strengthening Higher Education for a Successful Workforce The President believes that America has the finest system of higher education in the world with a wide and diverse range of options available. Yet, there is a significant shortage of workers with post-secondary education.

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Teaching: Recruit, Train, and Retain the Best and Brightest

Details: The New Teacher Project works with school districts, state departments of education and universities to recruit, select, train, and support outstanding new teachers from many different professional backgrounds. The focus of the project is getting the nation's top minds to commit to improving public education through teaching.

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Mrs. Bush's Remarks at the UNESCO Education for All Week …

Details: MRS. BUSH: Training more teachers is vital to UNESCO's goal of making sure every child has access to a basic, quality education by 2015. This is important for every country, but especially for developing countries, where limited resources often mean that the neediest children are not educated. We have to make sure that all children -- boys and girls, rich and …

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President and Mrs. Bush's Remarks at an Education Roundtable

Details: For Immediate Release. Office of the Press Secretary. February 20, 2001. President and Mrs. Bush's Remarks at an Education Roundtable. Sullivan Elementary School. Columbus, Ohio. Read the President's Education Initiative: pdf (1688 kb) 10:42 A.M. EST. THE PRESIDENT: Maria, thanks very much for your hospitality.

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Secretary of Education Rod Paige Hosts "Ask the White House"

Details: Pell grant funding is up to $12.7 billion that is a 45% increase over 2001 funding. Student aid is up by 36% over when the President first took office. SO the President is very aggressive in protecting America’s education investment and that is investing in our future leaders who are going to universities and colleges now.

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Fact Sheet: Friendship Through Education

Details: Friendship Through Education is a consortium of non-governmental organizations and private groups committed to connecting children from different nations in an effort to bridge cultures and broaden understanding. One of the best ways to deter terrorism is through education and understanding. This interaction will build friendships and involve

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President Highlights Progress in Education Reform (Text Only)

Details: The budget for next year boosts education funding to $53.1 billion and an increase of nearly $11 billion since I took office. And it wasn't all that long ago that I took office. Funding for Title 1, a program that helps our most disadvantaged students, has increased 33 percent, to $11.6 billion.

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President Bush: High Tech Improving Economy, Health Care, …

Details: President Bush: High Tech Improving Economy, Health Care, Education. Remarks by the President on Innovation. U.S. Department of Commerce. Washington, D.C. Video (Real) Audio. 2:08 P.M. EDT. THE PRESIDENT: Thanks for the warm welcome. And it's good to be here at the Commerce Department.

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President Launches Education Partnership with Muslim Nations

Details: President Launches Education Partnership with Muslim Nations Thurgood Marshall Extended Elementary School Washington, D.C. Listen to the President's Remarks View the President's Remarks. View the President's Remarks Fact Sheet: Friendship Through Education In Focus: Education:

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Circular No. A-110 -- Uniform Administrative Requirements for …

Details: The term includes public and private institutions of higher education, public and private hospitals, and other quasi-public and private non-profit organizations such as, but not limited to, community action agencies, research institutes, educational associations, and health centers. The term may include commercial organizations, foreign or

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President Bush Signs Indian Education Executive Order

Details: What that means is, the best place to start is early in a child's education. The truth of the matter is, the first teacher a child has is a mom or a dad. And we want our parents to understand how important it is to read to their children. But we also want the education system to focus early in a child's education. We want them reading.

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Remarks by the President at Swearing-In Ceremony for Dr. …

Details: January 24, 2001. Remarks by the President at Swearing-In Ceremony for Dr. Roderick Paige as Secretary of Education. Department of Education Washington. D.C. 1:24 P.M. EST. THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Mr. Vice President, thank you very much. Dr. Paige, family members. I look out and see so many members from the United States Senate

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President Discusses Education, Celebrates NCLB's 4th Anniversary …

Details: President Bush on Monday said, "I think the No Child Left Behind Act is one of the most significant accomplishments in education in a long, long time. It is a really important piece of legislation that is working. And I'm here today to talk about the spirit of the No Child Left Behind Act, the evidence that says it's working, and my deep desire to work with Congress to …

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President Bush Discusses Education Reform

Details: The Secretary of Education joins me in urging the Congress to act. And I'm confident if the will is there, we can resolve any differences and get the bill to my desk. This is a good bill. It's a good piece of legislation because it aligns authority and responsibility at the local level, because it believes in setting high standards, it

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President Bush Meets with Senate Education Working Group

Details: President Bush Meets with Senate Education Working Group The Cabinet Room . 2:08 P.M. EDT . THE PRESIDENT: Listen, thank you all for coming. It is good to see members of the Senate coming back from the Memorial Day break.

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State of The Union 2008 Initiatives

Details: The Summit will bring together national, State, and local leaders in education, policymaking, research, philanthropy, business, and community development to: Draw greater attention to the lack of high-quality educational alternatives available to low-income urban students; Highlight the impact non-public schools, including faith-based schools

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Fact Sheet: America Competes Act of 2007

Details: Today, President Bush Signed Into Law The America Creating Opportunities To Meaningfully Promote Excellence In Technology, Education, And Science Act (America COMPETES). This bill shares the goals of the President's American Competitiveness Initiative (ACI), a comprehensive strategy to keep America the most innovative nation in the world by strengthening our scientific education

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