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2010-01-05 09:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Margaret Spellings, former U.S. Secretary of Education and one of the nation's leading experts on the competitiveness of the country's workforce, will be the speaker at Walden University's winter commencement on Saturday, Jan. 23, at 1:30 p.m. in Dallas.

2009-02-04 11:11:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After years of service to the nation, several top Bush Administration figures will move from the White House to the lectern.

2008-09-15 09:00:43

By Libby Quaid Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Students are doing better in elementary and middle school, but key indicators show little progress among high school and college students, Education Secretary Margaret Spellings said.

2008-09-11 18:00:30

By MIKE MORRISON and BRANDON LARRABEE The school achievement law that served as the centerpiece of President Bush's education agenda has reframed the debate over how to improve schools, U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings said on a swing through Georgia.

2008-07-25 06:00:39

By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL No Child Left Behind has always faced criticism from those who see the federal act as an unfunded mandate that turned schools into test-taking factories. But President Bush and U.S.

2008-06-18 09:01:01

By Marilyn Brown, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jun. 18--TAMPA -- Florida high school staff are in line to become detectives, tracking down and verifying every student leaving their school. It's part of a federal push to standardize high school graduation rates nationwide by 2011-12.

2006-02-14 11:16:38

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush's No Child Left Behind education policy has in some cases benefited white middle-class children over blacks and other minorities in poorer regions, a Harvard University study showed on Tuesday.

2006-02-14 11:15:00

President George W. Bush's No Child Left Behind education policy has in some cases benefited white middle-class children over blacks and other minorities in poorer regions, a Harvard University study showed on Tuesday.


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