STEPHANIE (Caller): Hi. Yes, I am calling in reference - I'm concerned about the new administration's proposal to eliminate funding for programs that already work and have proven to be scaled up such as RIF and the National Writing Project, which I'm a part of. These are programs that already work and they do work for educators...
The above comes from a recent Talk of the Nation segment with US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
Stephanie Vanderslice, director of the Great Bear Writing Project, was one of the callers who posed tough questions to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on NPR's Talk of the Nation.
Skim the NPR Talk of the Nation transcript and look for the call from Vanderslice. Does Duncan realize that what he and Obama propose would decimate the National Writing Project?
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