1. "A New Approach to Teacher Education Reform and Improvement" Clip 3

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    At Education Sector's September 30th event, Secretary Arne Duncan from the U.S. Department of Education discusses his plans to improve teacher preparation programs.

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    • Arne Duncan: animated pitchman for Save-A-Life Foundation

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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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            • Education Secretary Addresses NASDCTEc, Challenges CTE to Transform

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              Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks at the NASDCTEc 2011 Spring Meeting about the future of career technical education (CTE). He challenges the CTE community to evolve to CTE 2.0 and become an education program that prepares students for college and career.

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              • Show Me Campaign Sizzle Reel

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                How do we bring the fight to reform America's education system into the digital realm? The architecture for change has already been laid, all we have to do is use it. News footage courtesy Intel, MSNBC, CNN, CBS, PBS, WH.gov "Waiting for 'Superman,'" dir. Davis Guggenheim, © 2010 Participant Media Music: "Pruit Igoe," by Philip Glass, © 1982 WMG

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                • A Conversation with Sen. Michael Bennet

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                  CASB Deputy Executive Director Jane Urschel sat down with Sen. Michael Bennet to talk about education issues on the federal level and here in Colorado.

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                  • Keynote Address: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

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                    This is the video of the Keynote address by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan that took place at the ADP Leadership Team Meeting in Alexandria, Virginia on Sept. 2, 2010. Michael Cohen, President of Achieve, gave the introduction. Go to http://www.achieve.org/keynote-address-us-secretary-education-arne-duncan for a transcript.

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                    • The Chicago Teachers Union: Meeting Challenges, Past and Present

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                      The Chicago Teachers Union has a proud history of standing up for the rights of educators and students. Among the most important institutions defending working people's rights today, the CTU is more than a staff of employees and officers serving the membership. The Union and its members are one and the same. If we are to fight back against the power of big-money teacher bashers, every union member must get involved. Find out how and why in this video.

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