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Results of “Mayor and Superintendent Partnerships in Education: Closing the Achievement Gap” Committee Meeting

Posted by Texas Education on July 22, 2008

Thursday, July 17, 2008 the Committee heard from mayors and school superintendents of major U.S. cities, including New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Atlanta, at a hearing on their challenges and successes in working to improve public schools.

Chairman Miller’s Opening Statements pdf
Chairman Miller’s Opening Statements video

Hear Witness Testimony:

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg » video
and here
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg » pdf
New York City

Chancellor Joel I. Klein »
New York City Public Schools

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty » video
Mayor Adrian M. Fenty » pdf
District of Columbia

Chancellor Michelle Rhee »
DC Public Schools

Arne Duncan »
Chief Executive Officer
Chicago Public Schools

Beverly L. Hall »
Superintendent
Atlanta Public Schools

Highlights of witness testimonies.

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