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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OFFICIALS TO RELEASE FINAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON EDUCATION STANDARDS AND TESTING

 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OFFICIALS TO RELEASE FINAL REPORT
 OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON EDUCATION STANDARDS AND TESTING
 WHO: U.S. Education Secretary Lamar Alexander
 U.S. Deputy Education Secretary David Kearns
 WHAT: Release of the final report of the National Council on
 Education Standards and Testing.
 WHEN: 9:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 24.
 WHERE: National Press Club
 Edward R. Murrow Room
 14th and F streets, N.W., Washington
 U.S. Education Secretary Lamar Alexander and Deputy Secretary David Kearns will participate in a news conference tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 24, to release the final report of the National Council on Education Standards and Testing (NCEST).
 Congress authorized NCEST in June 1991 to advise the secretary of education, the Congress and the National Education Goals Panel on the desirability and feasibility of national standards and a voluntary system of national assessment.
 Alexander will accept the report from NCEST co-chairs Govs. Carroll Campbell (S.C.) and Roy Romer (Colo.) and comment on its recommendations. Kearns has served on the panel since its inception.
 CONTACT: Etta Fielak of the U.S. Department of Education, 202-401-3020.
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