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May 20, 2009 | Mitchell Landsberg
Was it the video? The superintendent of the Pomona Unified School District, whose students produced a video that was mentioned by President Obama in a speech in March, is being nominated to oversee kindergarten-through-12th-grade schooling as assistant secretary of Education, the White House announced Tuesday. Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana was named California's superintendent of the year in November by the Assn. of California School Administrators. If confirmed by Congress, she would become a top advisor to Education Secretary Arne Duncan as assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education.
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March 13, 2009 | Seema Mehta
Chris Schultz breaks down as he worries that his younger brothers will become homeless because his family is four months behind in rent. Evelyn Aguilar's home was foreclosed, so her family is among a dozen people sharing a one-bedroom apartment. Victoria Gonzalez may delay college for a year to support her family. These students, all 17, and 14 of their classmates tell their tales in "Is Anybody Listening?", a nine-minute video made by students at Village Academy High School in Pomona.
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March 11, 2009 | Howard Blume and Seema Mehta
President Barack Obama strongly condemned the state of public education Tuesday, calling for more charter schools, higher salaries for effective teachers and the faster firing of bad ones, an agenda that could put him at odds with some longtime Democratic stalwarts in teachers unions. "It's time to start rewarding good teachers, stop making excuses for bad ones," Obama told the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Washington.
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