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Turning Up the Heat on Education Reform

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July 19, 2011 07:25 pm


In the video below, Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia, offers a few takeaways from the education roundtable with business leaders that he attended at the White House yesterday.

Gov. Wise notes that it was hot and muggy in Washington, DC, yesterday, but he hopes that the heat is going to get turned up even more on education reform as a result of the meeting.

Attendees included President Obama; U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan; Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett; Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes; General Colin and Mrs. Alma Powell of the America’s Promise Alliance; and some of the nation’s top CEOs, including Former Intel CEO Craig Barrett, State Farm CEO Ed Rust.

Watch the video below to hear more from Gov. Wise:


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