Challenges and Opportunities December 16, With the passage of our new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, states are working with diverse stakeholders to design their state plans. Join us for a conversation on where states are in their planning, what they see as the biggest opportunities and challenges, and what the recent national elections might mean for the implementation of this new law. Amundson—a former teacher—served for nearly a decade on the Fairfax County, Va. She also manages the Coalition for Community Schools' relationships with its over national partners.
Bill Clinton dubbed himself "the comeback kid," and he proved it over and over by overcoming a difficult childhood, political setbacks and heart bypass surgery.
He remained popular personally even though his career was tainted by scandal. Before being taken to the Columbia Campus of New York Presbyterian Hospital with chest discomforthe had been working overtime as the U. He later takes the last name of his stepfather, Roger Clinton. Takes teaching job at University of Arkansas Law School.
Takes job at private law firm. White in rematch of race. Bush and independent candidate Ross Perot. Democrats maintain their majority in both houses of Congress. April 19, -- Attorney General Janet Reno authorizes a federal raid to end a standoff at the compound of a Waco, Texas, cult, resulting in a fire and dozens of deaths.
The policy allows homosexuals to serve in the military if they do not reveal their homosexuality and refrain from homosexual conduct.
July 20, -- White House attorney Vince Foster is found dead. March -- Withdraws U. May 6, -- Paula Jones files a civil lawsuit, later dismissed by a U. District Court judge, alleging Clinton made sexual advances toward her inwhile he was governor of Arkansas.
July 25, -- At the White House, leaders of Israel and Jordan sign an agreement ending a longstanding state of war between the two nations. July 29, -- Orders U. October -- Withdraws troops from Rwanda.
April 26, -- Following second government shutdown, Clinton and Congress finally agree on a compromise federal budget.
The bill limits lifetime welfare benefits to five years and gives more control to states. Re-Elected, Then Rebuked Jan. She later drops an appeal of the dismissal, agreeing to a financial settlement. However, violence later increases and Israel refuses to transfer the territory.
Economic Success, Outside Controversies Feb. June 10, -- Negotiators reach international peace plan for Kosovo. NATO suspends bombing campaign. Senate refuses to ratify the Clinton-signed Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, which would have forbid nuclear weapons testing.
April 22, -- Federal agents seize Elian Gonzalez, a 6-year-old Cuban refugee boy, in a raid on the Miami home of his relatives. July 13, -- United States and Vietnam normalize trade relations.
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