In The News

Editorial and Op-ed Archive January 2008

January 22, 2008 – Dallas Morning News – ” After Bush, who's going to crusade for education?”
Now that we're moving to the end of the Bush years, I worry that the cause of education reform could slip by the wayside. Since the day he started running for governor in 1994, and throughout his presidency, George W. Bush has talked about improving schools.

January 17, 2008 – Washington Times – “Reforming education" Congressional Democrats may put an extension of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) on their legislative agenda for this year, but it seems more likely that nothing will happen before 2009 in order to keep options open for the incoming president. But even without an NCLB extension, President Bush's achievements in education are striking. Student scores on some standardized tests have started rising with the administration's back-to-basics focus, and Republican candidates no longer face an insurmountable credibility deficit on the education issue.