TITLE

Numbers Racket

AUTHOR(S)
Metcalf, Stephen
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;02/12/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 7, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the educational policy of U.S. President George W. Bush. Appointment of Rod Paige as secretary of education; Decentralization of the school system in Houston by Paige; Information on Paige's outsourced services for the system's most troubled kids to a for-profit company called Community Education Partners (CEP); Report that Paige signed up CEP to educate the district's problem kids; Information on Bush's conference titled "Educational Leader."
ACCESSION #
4066573

 

Related Articles

  • Paige, Bush Upbeat on Making ESEA Work. Robelen, Erik W. // Education Week;9/11/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p23 

    Reports on the efforts of U.S. President George W. Bush and Rod Paige, Secretary of Education, for implementation of the 'No Child Left Behind' Act of 2001 in the U.S. Requirement for meeting a state standard of academic proficiency over twelve years by all students; Option available to...

  • Educators Find Little to Like in Bush Budget. Dessoff, Alan // District Administration;Apr2004, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p10 

    Reports on the education budget of the administration of U.S. president George W. Bush for fiscal year 2005, and educators' misgivings about it. Education secretary Rod Paige's presentation of proposal to the U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee; Claim that it provides the largest...

  • CAPITOL briefs.  // Community College Week;02/19/2001, Vol. 13 Issue 14, p3 

    Presents news briefs on education policy and higher education in the United States as of February 2001. Proposal of Education Secretary Rod Paige on a federal grant; Support of President George W. Bush on college savings plan; Fund for U.S. community colleges.

  • The Real Test.  // New Republic;02/05/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 6, p7 

    Examines the education reform policy proposed by United States President George W. Bush. Approval of members of the U.S. Congress to the program focusing on assisting poor and minority children in inner-city schools; Conflict between Bush's campaign for educational vouchers and the minimal...

  • What's Next. D'Orio, Wayne // District Administration;Dec2004, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p7 

    Editorial. Discusses the fate of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) program in the United State s with the reelection of President George W. Bush. Issues pervading the state of education; Changes predicted on NCLB if Bush is reelected; Funding issues; Bush's naming of Margaret Spellings as the...

  • Bush Proposes Ed. Funding Hike--Maybe. Robelen, Erik W. // Education Week;2/12/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 22, p27 

    Reports on the proposal of U.S. President George W. Bush for an increase in the expenditures for the U.S. Department of Education in fiscal year 2004. Effort made by U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige to put forward an appealing budget proposal; Similarities in the budget proposals placed by...

  • When Words Burn.  // NEA Today;Apr2004, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p10 

    Discusses the conflict between the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush and the National Education Association regarding the No Child Left Behind law aimed at improving the education of children. Description of U.S. Department of Education Secretary Rod Paige on the association for...

  • Remarks at Vandenberg Elementary School in Southfield. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;5/13/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 19, p751 

    Presents the text of a speech given by U.S. President George W. Bush at Southfield, Michigan on May 6, 2002 regarding the No Child Left Behind Initiative. Background of Rod Paige, secretary of education; Importance of an education system; Budget for education in 2002.

  • HBCU Board Commends Bush for Commitment, Leadership.  // Black Issues in Higher Education;3/11/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p7 

    Reports that the board of advisers of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) presented U.S. President George W. Bush with a resolution commending him for his visionary leadership and his commitment and contributions to strengthening the 105 HBCU. Statement from U.S. Secretary of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics