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March 28, 2001
U.S. Education Secretary Rod Paige toured South Park Elementary School in South Los Angeles this week, promoting President Bush's plan to beef up federal spending on education while requiring standards and testing to make states accountable. Paige gave a ringing endorsement to a suggestion in a recent article in Business Week magazine that Bush's goal is "every bit as audacious as Lyndon B. Johnson's War on Poverty or John F. Kennedy's race to the moon."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 2001
U.S. Education Secretary Rod Paige toured South Park Elementary School in South Los Angeles this week, promoting President Bush's plan to beef up federal spending on education while requiring standards and testing to make states accountable. Paige gave a ringing endorsement to a suggestion in a recent article in Business Week magazine that Bush's goal is "every bit as audacious as Lyndon B. Johnson's War on Poverty or John F. Kennedy's race to the moon."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 23, 2000 | RICHARD LEE COLVIN, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Long summer vacations--a cherished perk offsetting the lean paychecks of teachers--must be abolished by American public schools if students are to have a chance of meeting new, ambitious academic standards, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley said Tuesday. Speaking at a high school in Durham, N.C.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 23, 2000 | RICHARD LEE COLVIN, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Long summer vacations--a cherished perk offsetting the lean paychecks of teachers--must be abolished by American public schools if students are to have a chance of meeting new, ambitious academic standards, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley said Tuesday. Speaking at a high school in Durham, N.C.
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December 22, 1992 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the early 1980s, a group of Southern governors sought to reshape their region by dramatically changing their public schools. They stumped their states to win broad support for smaller classes, better-paid teachers, higher graduation standards and--most important of all--the extra tax money to pay for these improvements. This group included Bill Winter of Mississippi, Jim Hunt of North Carolina, Bob Graham of Florida, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, Richard W.
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December 21, 1992 | PAUL RICHTER and DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President-elect Bill Clinton has chosen utility executive Hazel O'Leary to be his energy secretary and former South Carolina Gov. Richard W. Riley to head the Education Department, sources said Sunday. The selections will be announced at a noon PST press conference today and will bring Clinton closer to his goal of choosing his top 25 Administration officials before Christmas. More announcements are due Tuesday and Wednesday.
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December 22, 1992 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Waggling his finger and glaring angrily, President-elect Bill Clinton lashed out Monday at "bean counters" who have criticized his Cabinet selections as short on women and minorities, saying that they are "playing quota games and math games" and ignoring his non-Cabinet appointments. "I think I'm doing a good job," Clinton said, adding that his Cabinet selection process "has a lot of integrity."
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June 27, 1992 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rebuild L.A. Chairman Peter V. Ueberroth announced a vastly expanded board Friday and said he will soon name several minorities to join him in heading the revitalization effort "so that ethnic diversity is broadly represented throughout the top leadership positions." Several sources said Ueberroth has been exasperated at the infighting among various factions in the city.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 2, 1996 | ROBERT KOEHLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As William J. Bennett adjusts and readjusts his large, 6-foot-2-inch frame onto a Grecian-style bench at a Marina del Rey hotel, he looks like a restless man unable to stay still for very long. To be sure, Bennett has been on the move. Just a few weeks ago, the former Secretary of Education and U.S.
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September 9, 1991 | AMY KUEBELBECK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles public television station KCET airs "Stop the Church," a controversial documentary about the Catholic church and AIDS, in which members of the activist group ACT UP disrupt Communion services at New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral and sprawl on the floor in a "die in." Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder asks, "How much allegiance is there to the Pope?"
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December 22, 1992 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the early 1980s, a group of Southern governors sought to reshape their region by dramatically changing their public schools. They stumped their states to win broad support for smaller classes, better-paid teachers, higher graduation standards and--most important of all--the extra tax money to pay for these improvements. This group included Bill Winter of Mississippi, Jim Hunt of North Carolina, Bob Graham of Florida, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, Richard W.
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December 22, 1992 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Waggling his finger and glaring angrily, President-elect Bill Clinton lashed out Monday at "bean counters" who have criticized his Cabinet selections as short on women and minorities, saying that they are "playing quota games and math games" and ignoring his non-Cabinet appointments. "I think I'm doing a good job," Clinton said, adding that his Cabinet selection process "has a lot of integrity."
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December 21, 1992 | PAUL RICHTER and DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President-elect Bill Clinton has chosen utility executive Hazel O'Leary to be his energy secretary and former South Carolina Gov. Richard W. Riley to head the Education Department, sources said Sunday. The selections will be announced at a noon PST press conference today and will bring Clinton closer to his goal of choosing his top 25 Administration officials before Christmas. More announcements are due Tuesday and Wednesday.
NEWS
November 5, 2000
Sixteen school districts in Orange County are electing board members in Tuesday's election. Several districts did not have enough candidates to force an election. Here are profiles of more than 80 school board candidates--information for which was provided by the candidates to reporters for The Times or to the registrar of voters and has not been independently verified: ANAHEIM UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT Two Elected Frank G. Cozza Jr.
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