1. No Child Left Behind in Pinellas County Schools

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    PCS Superintendent John A. Stewart talks about how the Feb. 9, 2012 announcement by President Barack Obama to exclude Florida from the NCLB requirements will affect education in the district.

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    • Evaluation Framework - Ottawa Neighbourhoods Social Capital forum

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      • HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY - Unions and Education

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        HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY -- Unions and Education -- Guest: Dennis Van Roekel, President, National Education Association. Your connection to contemporary issues, people, and institutions involved in the world of higher education. HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY is produced by the University of the District of Columbia; host is educational consultant and author Steven Roy Goodman.

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        • Obama Unveils No Child Left Behind Changes

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          President Obama today officially announced new changes to the national No Child Left Behind education law that will allow states to bypass a critical requirement that threatened to deny them federal funding down the road.

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          • Dr. Diane Ravitch at American University July 29th

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            Dr. Diane Ravitch delivers a keynote address at American University on July 29th, 2011. Rita Solnet, co-founded of Parents Across America, gives the introduction.

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            • Diane Ravitch & Brian Jones Discuss Education Funding and Policy on Democracy Now! 2 of 2

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              DemocracyNow.org - As millions of students prepare to go back to school, budget cuts are resulting in teacher layoffs and larger classes across the country. This comes as the drive towards more standardized testing increases despite a string of cheating scandals in New York, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and other cities. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan also recently unveiled a controversial plan to use waivers to rewrite parts of the nation's signature federal education law, No Child Left Behind. Democracy Now! interviews New York City public school teacher Brian Jones and Diane Ravitch, the former Assistant Secretary of Education and counselor to Education Secretary Lamar Alexander under President George H. W. Bush, who has since this post dramatically changed her position on education policy. She is the author of "The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education." Watch Part 1 of 2: http://www.vimeo.com/28201779/ For the complete transcript, to download the podcast, or for additional Democracy Now! about education, visit http://www.democracynow.org FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: @democracynow Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/democracynow Daily Email News Digest: http://www.democracynow.org/subscribe Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today, visit http://www.democracynow.org/donate/YT

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              • Diane Ravitch & Brian Jones Discuss Education Funding and Policy on Democracy Now! 1 of 2

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                DemocracyNow.org - As millions of students prepare to go back to school, budget cuts are resulting in teacher layoffs and larger classes across the country. This comes as the drive towards more standardized testing increases despite a string of cheating scandals in New York, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and other cities. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan also recently unveiled a controversial plan to use waivers to rewrite parts of the nation's signature federal education law, No Child Left Behind. Democracy Now! interviews New York City public school teacher Brian Jones and Diane Ravitch, the former Assistant Secretary of Education and counselor to Education Secretary Lamar Alexander under President George H. W. Bush, who has since this post dramatically changed her position on education policy. She is the author of "The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education." Watch Part 2 of 2: http://www.vimeo.com/28201843 For the complete transcript, to download the podcast, or for additional Democracy Now! about education, visit http://www.democracynow.org FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: @democracynow Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/democracynow Daily Email News Digest: http://www.democracynow.org/subscribe Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today, visit http://www.democracynow.org/donate/YT

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                • Administration Will Move Forward With NCLB Waivers

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                  U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes announce that President Obama has ordered them to grant waivers exempting states from certain provisions of the national "No Child Left Behind" law.

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                  • Diane Ravitch speaks at the Save Our Schools March

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                    July 30, 2011 Washington, D.C. http://sosmarch.org

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                    • Pedro Noguera SOS

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                      Dr. Pedro Noguera of NYU and advisor to President Obama addresses the crowd at the July 30, 2011 Save Our Schools March on Washington D.C. http://sosmarch.org

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