On September 5th, 2007, the Business Coalition for Student Achievement hosted Secretary Margaret Spellings of the U.S. Department of Education, members of Congress, and local educators who delivered remarks highlighting the successes of the No Child Left Behind Act. Click here for the press release.
The speakers included:
|Chairman and CEO of Prudential Financial Inc., Arthur F. Ryan, and co-chair of BCSA, moderated the event and stressed how the No Child Left Behind Act is working to raise student achievement and strengthen accountability for America's public schools.|
|Speakers at the event included (from left to right):Chairman and CEO of Prudential Financial Inc. Arthur F. Ryan; Executive Director of Citizens for Better Schools, Ronald E. Jackson; Associate Director of the National Down Syndrome Society Policy Center, Ricki Sabia; U.S. Department of Education Secretary, Margaret Spellings; and Superintendent of Hidalgo Independent School District, Eduardo Cancino. Representative George Miller, chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee and Representative, Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, ranking member of the committee-who are not pictured, also delivered remarks.|
|U.S. Department of Education Secretary, Margaret Spellings, delivered remarks highlighting her commitment to supporting schools that need the most help and the continued need for accountability to bring every child up to grade-level standards in reading and math.|