TITLE

After 20 years, an `F.'

AUTHOR(S)
Schulz, Max
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;9/15/98, Vol. 90 Issue 204, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that the United States Department of Education has been an abject failure since its institution in 1979. The lack of improvement in test scores and literacy in the US, even though the Education department was set up to achieve those very goals; How the department came into being; The role of Newt Gingrich and Trent Lott in passing the legislation which founded the department; The question of whether education in the US requires national oversight; Why it is important to get the government out of education.
ACCESSION #
1069287

 

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