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ERIC Number: EJ773292
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISSN: ISSN-1053-6728
Pushing for the "Sputnik Moment": A Conversation with Arizona Governor and National Governor's Association Chair, Janet Napolitano
McLester, Susan
Technology & Learning, v27 n11 p17 Jun 2007
Janet Napolitano is the governor of Arizona and chair of the National Governor's Association. Napolitano, a Democrat, has brought a new energy to her state and to the nation with initiatives that demonstrate the fact that she really means business. Topping the list is Innovation America, which aims to drive American competitiveness via government efforts at the state level, with a new, more powerful emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math education. In her own state, Napolitano has taken creative steps to encourage biotech, bioscience research, and high-tech education to form ground-breaking partnerships that reward businesses for staying within the state. This article presents an interview with Janet Napolitano. In this interview, Napolitano talks about the crucial issues in education today, some specific actions that need to be taken now, and the priority for schools today.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Arizona