June 2016

  • June 28, 2016
    Introduction Thank you, Senator Landrieu, for that warm introduction. It's a great honor to be with you as we celebrate all that's been accomplished in the quarter century since the first charter school law was passed in Minnesota. Thank you to Nina Rees for your many contributions to this...
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  • June 18, 2016
    Thank you, Nada. You and all of today's student presenters and performers have been wonderful so far. Good morning, T.C. Williams graduates!  You make us proud. You inspire us. You are the reason the outstanding educators here – Superintendent Crawley, your school board members, Dr. Dingle and his...
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  • June 5, 2016
    Servant-leaders in the 21st century civil rights movement I am grateful to be here with all of you because I understand what the Children's Defense Fund and the Freedom Schools mean for our country. The Children's Defense Fund and its partners are helping to carry the cause of equality,...
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