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Petrilli: ‘Same Old’ Education Ideas From the Presidential Candidates

By Michele McNeil — November 29, 2007 1 min read

Check out Michael J. Petrilli’s thoughtful piece in the National Review that sizes up the education debate in the presidential campaigns.

Petrilli, a vice president of the Fordham Foundation and a former Bush administration education official, offers an important insight at the end of his article: That perhaps education is such a yawner issue in this election not because the public doesn’t care, but because the candidates aren’t offering anything bold or truly new to the debate.