Alan Richard

June 23, 2004 – Education Week
 Governors promised to redouble their efforts to improve teaching quality last week during a meeting convened by a former governor who hopes to encourage state leaders as they proceed with the task.

January 21, 2004 – Education Week
 The move to desegregate precollegiate education got its start in Summerton, S.C. But then it passed right on by. Includes a photo gallery.

December 11, 2002 – Education Week
  • Governors Discuss School Ideas, Woes

March 20, 2002 – Education Week
 Charter schools arrived a decade ago. But even as the charter movement matures, this legislative season finds states still seeking the right level of oversight for the nearly 2,500 independent public schools operating nationwide.

March 20, 2002 – Education Week
 The fate of what might be the nation's largest online charter school was scheduled to rest in the hands of a Pennsylvania judge early this week.

July 11, 2001 – Education Week
 Secretary of Education Rod Paige, the superintendent of schools in Houston before he was tapped by President Bush to head the Department of Education, will complete his first six months on the job later this month. He agreed last month to an hourlong interview with Staff Writers Alan Richard and Joetta L. Sack.

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