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My Turn: Declining teacher pay hurts student achievement

...student achievement. A recent report about the Houston, Texas, schools (once headed up by current Secretary of Education Rod Paige) should make us all stop and think. This article reveals that the so-called "Texas miracle" of improving student...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072303/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Sen. Murkowski wins commitments to help education, social services in Bush

...services in the Bush. The program, called the Alaska Project, arose from a conversation she had with Education Secretary Rod Paige after he visited rural Alaska with her in May, the senator said. Murkowski said they both recognize that education is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080103/sta_legeducation.shtml
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This Day in History

...announced that Secretary of State Colin Powell was leaving President Bush's Cabinet, along with Education Secretary Rod Paige, Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman and Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham. In the world In 1889, Brazil's monarchy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111505/sta_20051115017.shtml
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My Turn: No Child Left Behind sets up schools, kids for failure

...The No Child Left Behind Act supposedly had worked for Rod Paige when he was the superintendent in Houston, Texas. But...stresses and financial burdens push teachers two steps back. Rod Paige did get it right when defending NCLB by saying, "When...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112904/opi_20041129013.shtml
Opinion
Governor's first year tops news statewide

...education reform designed for mainstream America might not be suited for Alaska by leading federal Education Secretary Rod Paige to Tuntutuliak and Savoonga. In June, the federal Department of Education bent some rules for Alaska but left others...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122903/sta_govyear.shtml
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This Day in History

...York's LaGuardia Airport, killing 11 people. In 2000, President-elect Bush filled four more Cabinet slots, tapping Rod Paige to be secretary of education, Gale Norton to be secretary of the interior, Anthony J. Principi to return as secretary...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122905/sta_20051229024.shtml
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Native language programs running afoul of No Child Left Behind

...to take up the issue Jan. 29. Winning an exemption from some parts of No Child Left Behind from Education Secretary Rod Paige will be difficult. "Secretary Paige has made some very strong statements regarding the fact that he doesn't anticipate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012604/sta_nclbbad.shtml
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This Day in History

...Army canceled its Comanche helicopter program after sinking $6.9 billion into it over 21 years. Education Secretary Rod Paige likened the National Education Association, the nation's largest teachers union, to a "terrorist organization" during...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022305/sta_20050223015.shtml
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Briefly

...both in the course of their academic studies and in various extracurricular activities," U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige said. The scholars were selected on the basis of broad academic achievement, including SAT or ACT scores, essays and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053001/Com_Briefs.html
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Senator seeks aid for Bush teachers

...year. She said the bill responds to conditions she saw in a tour of a rural schools with U.S. Education Secretary Rod Paige. "At one rural school, the principal must sleep in his office due to the lack of housing in that village," Murkowski...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061503/sta_legteachers.shtml
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