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01/31/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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As schools nationwide face tough budget challenges at every level, the question of how to adequately fund classrooms looms large. Today marks the start of a national conference of educators from disadvantaged schools from across the nation.

Thousands of educators from all over the country assembled at the Tampa Convention Center to hear the words of Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana. She’s Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secretary Education at the US Department of Education.

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