7,503Dec 14, 2009
Education Achievement Gap
Representative Bobby Scott hosted a forum on education policy as Congress prepared to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Among the topics addressed were past policies ...
222Sep 26, 2009
High School Dropout Rate
Bob Wise talked about the Graduation Promise Act (GPA), introduced to the Senate the previous week. It would provide new funding to turn around low-performing high schools. Mr. Wise ...
124Oct 20, 2008
Secondary Education Summit
Former Governor Bob Wise delivered the luncheon keynote address at n educational summit on the need to improve secondary education. In his remarks he focused on the need to address high school ...
56Aug 9, 2008
Improving Education in U.S.
Former West Virginia governor Bob Wise talked about education in the U.S. and his efforts to improve education, focusing on high school graduation and postsecondary education, and he responded to ...
161Aug 16, 2007
Improving Underperforming High Schools
Ms. Little moderated a panel on the topic, “Turning Around Low-Performing High Schools: Lessons for Federal Policy from Research and Practice.” Participants talked about high ...
25Sep 2, 2006
Improving High Schools
Mr. Wise talked about an issue brief released earlier in the week by the Alliance for Excellent Education on the cost of remedial education. He said that 42 percent of students entering ...
41Aug 29, 2006
National Educational Standards and Tests
Mr. Petrilli introduced two reports from the Fordham Foundation on the status of states' educational standards and approaches to implementing national standards and tests for K-12 ...
29Aug 27, 2005
High School Education
Former West Virginia Governor Wise talked about improving high schools. He discussed the findings by the Alliance for Excellent Education that the American public sees problems with high ...