Remedial Ed

Metcalf, Stephen
October 2000
New Republic;10/02/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 14, p21
Comments on the withdrawal of the planned abolishment of the Department of Education by the Republican Platform Committee in deference to U.S. presidential candidate George W. Bush during the political convention of the Republican Party in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Selection of Erik Hanushek to head the campaign's team of education advisers; Promise to facilitate state reading initiatives that focus on scientifically based reading research; Faith of Bush in social science research and the recognition of illiteracy as a health risk.


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