Education Leaders Council: Transforming the Federal Role in Education - A Defining Moment

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Education Leaders Council

    WASHINGTON, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Next week will be critical in
 determining the course of federal education policy for the next several years.
 The Senate version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act -- the bill
 that encompasses all major federal education programs -- is scheduled to go to
 the floor for debate on April 24 and the House is preparing for a markup of
 their version of the bill which is likely to take place the next week.  It is
 a time of tremendous opportunity for sweeping change in federal education
 policy.
 
     That's why you don't want to miss this important event next week on
 Capitol Hill hosted by the Education Leaders Council.
 
     Ensuring No Child is Left Behind; Transforming the Federal Role in
 Education
 
     What: luncheon forum featuring an important discussion of the key
           education reform features of the House and Senate Elementary and
           Secondary Act bills.
     When: Wednesday, April 25, 11 am - 2 pm
     Where: 2261 Rayburn House Office Building
 
     Who: ELC state education chiefs will be joined by Representative John
          Boehner, Chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee,
          Representative Mike Castle, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on
          Education Reform and Rod Paige, U.S. Secretary of Education.
 
     Featuring ELC chiefs:
     Wilbert Bryant, Virginia Secretary of Education
     Charlie Crist, Florida Commissioner of Education
     Lisa Graham Keegan, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction
     William J. Moloney, Colorado Commissioner of Education
     Linda C. Schrenko, Georgia State Superintendent of Schools
     Jim Nelson, Texas Commissioner of Education
 
     The ELC is a national organization of reform-minded state education chiefs
 who oversee the education of over 30% of the nation's K12 public school
 students.  ELC's membership also includes full state boards of education and
 individual, state and local education board members from 31 states.  To learn
 more about the Education Leaders Council and its members visit
 http://www.educationleaders.org .
 
 

SOURCE Education Leaders Council
    WASHINGTON, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Next week will be critical in
 determining the course of federal education policy for the next several years.
 The Senate version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act -- the bill
 that encompasses all major federal education programs -- is scheduled to go to
 the floor for debate on April 24 and the House is preparing for a markup of
 their version of the bill which is likely to take place the next week.  It is
 a time of tremendous opportunity for sweeping change in federal education
 policy.
 
     That's why you don't want to miss this important event next week on
 Capitol Hill hosted by the Education Leaders Council.
 
     Ensuring No Child is Left Behind; Transforming the Federal Role in
 Education
 
     What: luncheon forum featuring an important discussion of the key
           education reform features of the House and Senate Elementary and
           Secondary Act bills.
     When: Wednesday, April 25, 11 am - 2 pm
     Where: 2261 Rayburn House Office Building
 
     Who: ELC state education chiefs will be joined by Representative John
          Boehner, Chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee,
          Representative Mike Castle, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on
          Education Reform and Rod Paige, U.S. Secretary of Education.
 
     Featuring ELC chiefs:
     Wilbert Bryant, Virginia Secretary of Education
     Charlie Crist, Florida Commissioner of Education
     Lisa Graham Keegan, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction
     William J. Moloney, Colorado Commissioner of Education
     Linda C. Schrenko, Georgia State Superintendent of Schools
     Jim Nelson, Texas Commissioner of Education
 
     The ELC is a national organization of reform-minded state education chiefs
 who oversee the education of over 30% of the nation's K12 public school
 students.  ELC's membership also includes full state boards of education and
 individual, state and local education board members from 31 states.  To learn
 more about the Education Leaders Council and its members visit
 http://www.educationleaders.org .
 
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