Education at a Crossroads: What Works and What's Wasted, Hearing Before the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.s. House of Representatives

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Pete Hoekstra
DIANE Publishing, Feb 1, 1998 - 117 pages
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Field hearing on the process called Education at a Crossroads, to ask people what is working & what is not working in education in America today. Witnesses: Pamela Schmidt, teacher; Dan Balcerak, principal of Timnath Elem. school; Richard Schleusener, Jane Anderson, & Randy Everett, parents; Don Unger, Superintendent, Poudre School Dist.; D. William Moloney, Commissioner of Educ., Colorado Dept. of Educ.; Bob Selle, Superintendent, East Yuma County School Dist.; Clair Orr, Colorado State Board of Educ.; Pat Chase, pres., Colorado Assoc. of School Boards; & Brian McNulty, Assist. Commissioner, Office of Special Services, Colorado Dept. of Educ.
 

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