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House Proceeding on Jan 13th, 2010 :: 1:26:05 to 1:29:45
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Judy Biggert

1:26:03 to 1:26:23( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: competitive 21st force. madam speaker, i would now like to yield to the distinguished gentlelady from illinois, the gentlelady, miss judy biggert. the speaker pro tempore: the the gentlewoman from illinois is recognized. mrs. biggert: i thank the gentleman for yielding. madam speaker, i rise today in strong support of house resolution 862, which

Judy Biggert

1:26:05 to 1:29:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Judy Biggert

Judy Biggert

1:26:24 to 1:26:44( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: congratulates the illinois mathematics and science academy, or commonly known as msa located in aroara, illinois, for winning the 2009 innovator award. i would like to commend the gentleman from illinois, representative foster, for authoring this resolution and also for all the work he's done

Judy Biggert

1:26:45 to 1:27:07( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: in math and science and in education. we really do need to continue to work and work to have more sciences, more engineers, more mathematicians if we are going to compete in the global economy. and msa was founded in 1985 and

Judy Biggert

1:27:08 to 1:27:30( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: the -- it does enroll the most talented, 10th through 8th graders in the state of illinois. since its founding it has graduated 4,000 students, including many from nearby communities. i have had the opportunity to have many of those students come from my district.

Judy Biggert

1:27:31 to 1:27:51( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: m.s.a. students go on to pursue exciting careers in the latest cutting-edge fields. mathematics, engineering, and science. just a few more facts where these m.s.a. alumni have gone, they were founding teams for many websites.

Judy Biggert

1:27:52 to 1:28:16( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: many website innovations, including netscape, paypall, and u tube as the gentleman from illinois recognized. each year intel gives this star innovation award to a school that provides high quality, cutting-edge math and science instruction in a unique and enriching environment.

Judy Biggert

1:28:17 to 1:28:38( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: it really is -- in a boardin school but the kids have the opportunity to go home on the weekend. they work really, really hard and concentrate. on their studies. and they come out with a great education and are able to move forward. i'm a long time advocate, also,

Judy Biggert

1:28:39 to 1:28:59( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: of the science, technology, engineering mathematics or stem education. and i have been since my tenure here in congress. i'm really delighted to see that this school is recognized for its innovative curriculum. its administration, its teachers, and the high caliber

Judy Biggert

1:29:00 to 1:29:20( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: of graduates that it produces. if we are really to strive and to develop a work force for the 2 isst cren 2ri -- 21st century and be able to participate in the global commirks we always think our country as having the innovation and creativity. well, this is where it comes from. it's from schools like this that produce the graduates that are

Judy Biggert

1:29:21 to 1:29:42( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: ab to take care -- to carry forth in these fields. i hope that m.s.a. wi be a model for other schools throughout the country. i think the more recognition it guess, -- gets, the more we are going to find these schools are so important to our economy. please join us in supporting this important resolution and

Judy Biggert

1:29:43 to 1:29:45( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: encouraging excellence among our

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