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ERIC Number: ED566118
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb-24
Pages: 75
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
H.R. 4330, The All Students Achieving through Reform Act of 2009. Hearing before the Committee on Education and Labor. U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, Second Session (February 24, 2010). Serial Number 111-46
US House of Representatives
The purpose of this hearing was to examine how charter schools can be used as a tool to drive innovation in schools. Specifically discussed was legislation introduced by Rep. Polis that would expand access to outstanding charter schools. This hearing kicked off a larger conversation about how the country can educate its way to a better economy by overhauling the nation's primary education law. Hon. George Miller [chairman of the committee] presided. Those who presented prepared statements before the committee included: Hon. Bill Cassidy, Representative in Congress From the State of Louisiana; Hon. Jared Polis, Representative in Congress From the State of Colorado; Eva Moskowitz, CEO and Founder, Harlem Success Academy; Robin J. Lake, Associate Director, Center on Reinventing Public Education; Thomas Hehir, Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Greg Richmond, President & CEO, the National Association of Charter School Authorizers; Eileen M. Ahearn, Project Director, National Association of State Directors of Special Education; Caprice Young, President and CEO, KC Distance Learning; Board Chairman, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools; and Vernon J. Ehlers, Representative in Congress From the State of Michigan.
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: US House of Representatives. Committee on Education and the Workforce
IES Cited: ED544216