A 2004 Kerry adviser has some thoughts for the Democrats on education.
A former Kerry campaign aide has delivered a tough-love message to fellow Democrats on education, suggesting the party is obsessed with spending more on schools without an equally powerful focus on “reform.”
“The party’s top three education demands were money, money, and money [in the 2004 presidential campaign],” writes Robert Gordon in the June 6-13 issue of The New Republic . “While Democrats reinforced the old idea that they just want to spend, Bush appealed to a public that wants both accountability and funding. … [P]rogressives need to act on a policy principle that Americans...
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