U.S. Aid Urged for Education's Entrepreneurs
With the presidential candidates both underscoring their support for entrepreneurial initiatives in education, policy experts are advancing ideas for helping such efforts flourish.
In their Oct. 15 debate at Hofstra University, both Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Barack Obama of Illinois used questions on education to talk about school choice and charter schools. And Sen. McCain, the Republican nominee, singled out the New York City-based nonprofit Teach For America as the type of entrepreneurial venture he would encourage.
Andrew J. Rotherham, the co-director of the Washington think tank Education Sector and a former education adviser to President Clinton, said the candidates’ previous attention to entrepreneurial activity in education helped inspire a new report on ways the federal government...
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