Numbers Racket

Metcalf, Stephen
February 2001
New Republic;02/12/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 7, p21
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."


Related Articles

  • 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...

  • Shaping Up the 'No Child' Act. Popham, W. James // Education Week;5/26/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 38, p40 

    There's little doubt that the No Child Left Behind Act has become a remarkably visible feature of U.S. President George W. Bush administration's domestic policy. Indeed, a week rarely goes by when local newspapers don't carry at least one No Child Left Behind-related editorial, news story, or...

  • 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...

  • Schooled. Lizza, Ryan // New Republic;02/12/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 7, p20 

    Focuses on U.S. President George W. Bush's federal education plan. Report that the federal funding for schools would be tied to students' progress on these exams; Comparison between Bush's and former U.S. President Bill Clinton's testing regime; Role of National Assessment of Educational...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • BUSHED! Vaccariello, Linda // Cincinnati Magazine;Oct2004, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p82 

    The article reports that U.S. President George W. Bush is going to address the Veterans of Foreign Wars at the convention center at 11 a.m., and the thinking that has brought half dozen people to the corner of Fifth and Central in Cincinnati, Ohio. As this is being written, President George W....


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics