George W. Bush
Federal George H.W. Bush, the 'Education President,' Dies at 94
The 41st president of the U.S., he spearheaded a historic 1989 summit meeting with governors that helped propel the standards-based education improvement movement.
Federal As Bush, Spellings Exit, They Put Last Signatures on No Child Left Behind
Outgoing Secretary Spellings approves more states for flexibility and tells each state where it stands under the federal education law.
School Choice & Charters Bush’s Latest ‘Voucher’ Idea May Face Same Fate as Others
The ‘Pell Grant for Kids’ plan is being criticized by lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.
Federal Bush Budget Proposes Level Funding of Education Dept.
The U.S. Department of Education’s overall budget would remain stagnant at $59.2 billion under a fiscal year 2009 proposal released by President Bush that includes a modest boost for Title I grants to school districts.
School Choice & Charters Bush Calls for NCLB Renewal, ‘Pell Grants for Kids’
Some members of Congress said the proposal appeared to be another attempt by the Bush administration to secure federal funding for private school vouchers.
Federal Jousting Continues Over Budget Increase for Education
President Bush has pledged to veto a measure passed by Congress because it contains more money than he requested for education, health, and labor programs.
Federal Bush Says He Would Veto NCLB Reauthorization Bill That Lacked Key Elements
This week marked the first time President Bush said he would veto a reauthorization bill that did not include the accountability rules and school choice measures that he favors.
Education Opinion Veto Threat Over NCLB Reauthorization
It seemed like it was coming, what with Spellings hinting at it last month and all the fun that's been had over the SCHIP veto. And this President has never lacked for confidence, warranted or not. So, yesterday, the President said he'd veto any effort to reauthorize NCLB without maintaining its main provisions (President Bush Discusses The Budget):
Education Opinion Bush's No-Name Cabinet
Slate magazine recently ran this piece about how unknown most of Bush's cabinet are, even compared to other unknown cabinets (A Bush Cabinet quiz). Much of it is due to the fact that, so late into a second term, only the most desperate opportunists are clamoring to join the Administration. The other, according to the article, is that so much of Bush's domestic agenda (such as it is) came from Karl Rove, not the DPC (currently headed by Karl Zinsmeister) or the departments themselves.