TITLE

A salesman without a sledgehammer

PUB. DATE
April 1991
SOURCE
Newsweek;4/22/1991, Vol. 117 Issue 16, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Lamar Alexander, recently tapped for the United States' top education job, the secretary of education, and applies his background to the work he is capable of performing in the position. Ability to adapt; When he became an education reformer; Questions about his financial background that delayed his confirmation as secretary of education.
ACCESSION #
9104221355

 

Related Articles

  • Lamar Alexander and the politics of school reform. Kaplan, G.R. // Phi Delta Kappan;Jun92, Vol. 73 Issue 10, p753 

    Profiles Lamar Alexander, fifth United States secretary of education. Forceful presence on national education scene; Long way from knowing effects on American education; Growing evidence suggests schools unlikely to attract serious voter interest as national issue.

  • An appraisal of Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander's first year in office. Bell, T.H.; Elmquist, D.L. // Phi Delta Kappan;Jun92, Vol. 73 Issue 10, p757 

    Presents an appraisal of Lamar Alexander's first year in office as Secretary of Education. Offers outline of Secretary's duties; America 2000 education strategy; New American Schools Development Corporation (NASDC) established to raise $150-200 million from private corporations.

  • Alexander Reorganizes Some ED. Functions.  // Education Week;10/9/1991, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p31 

    The article reports on the restructuring of several offices within the Education Department by Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander in the U.S. He established to new positions and upgrading two existing ones. The secretary has the authority to change titles and duties without Congressional...

  • HONORS & AWARDS.  // Education Week;1/20/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 17, p28 

    The article presents several recipients of various awards and honors in the U.S. Education Secretary Lamar Alexander have given awards to various individuals in the field of education.

  • Hot spot. Fenyvesi, Charles // U.S. News & World Report;8/31/92-9/7/92, Vol. 113 Issue 9, p30 

    Reports on front-runners for the key post of secretary of education in a future Bill Clinton cabinet. Roy Romer, the hard-edged governor of Colorado and a leading proponent of school reform, and Donna Shalala, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin and a former subcabinet officer in the...

  • DeSalvo Nomination Advances to Senate Floor for Vote. Slabodkin, Greg // Healthdatamanagement.com;8/11/2015, p1 

    The Senate health committee by unanimous consent has sent the nomination of National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo, M.D., to be assistant secretary of Health and Human Services to the Senate floor for an upcoming vote following the August recess. DeSalvo for several months has been the...

  • Alexander Plans 'Partnership' To Strengthen Arts Education. D. V. // Education Week;3/18/1992, Vol. 11 Issue 26, p24 

    The article reports that U.S. Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander has declared his intention to form a national partnership to strengthen schooling in the subjects of music and the arts. Alexander's plan for a national music and arts partnership came to light in a copyrighted article. He made...

  • Outgoing Department officials Lay Plans for New Pursuits. Pitsch, Mark; Miller, Julie A. // Education Week;1/20/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 17, p17 

    The article focuses on the future career plans of cabinet officers of outgoing President George H. W. Bush in the U.S. Outgoing Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander to help the Republican Party regain its dominant political position. Alexander's associate David T. Kearns plans to continue his...

  • Grilling. Zeman, N.; Howard, L. // Newsweek;12/31/1990, Vol. 116 Issue 27, p4 

    Notes that the newly named secretary of Education, Lamar Alexander, will face questions concerning the administration's ban on most race-based scholarships by the Democrats on the Labor and Human Resources Committee. Also notes that the Bush administration is looking for spots for Republican...

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