Speaker - Roy Romer

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Roy Romer chairs Strong American Schools, a nonpartisan campaign promoting sound education policies for all Americans Romer directs the "ED in '08" campaign, a nonpartisan public awareness and action campaign to raise education to one of the country's top domestic priorities and challenge the 2008 presidential candidates to begin a dialogue about how they will improve American schools. He was the 39th Governor of Colorado, serving from 1986 to 1998, and from 2001 to 2006 he served as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District. A veteran business and political leader and a national leader in education policy, Gov. Romer also served as Colorado State Treasurer from 1977-87 and a member of the Governor's Cabinet. He served in the Colorado House from 1958-62 and the Colorado Senate from 1962-66. He has also served a general chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1997 to 1999.

2 Programs

America's Education Crisis: Pursuing Academic Excellence

05.14.08 | 01:28:57 min | 3 comments

Building Strong Schools

07.03.07 | 01:12:28 min | 1 comment