Wednesday, February 2, 2011

State of the Union and Education

Education in Obama's State of the Union

Jay P. Greene's Blog

These national standards, which the President promoted in his State of the Union address, have retreated from the decades-long consensus that we should strive to match top-performing countries by teaching Algebra I in eighth grade to as many students as we successfully can.

Education Message Didn't Add Up to Excellence

National Review Online - The Corner

Washington lacks both the constitutional authority and the capacity to manage local schools. The federal government provides less than 10 percent of the funding that goes to education, but far more of the bureaucracy and red tape.

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