William J. Bennett
Education Bennett: School Clinics' 'Lesson' Wrong
U.S. Secretary of Education William J. Bennett has charged that school-based health clinics that dispense birth-control information and contraceptives "legitimate" undesirable sexual behavior and encourage students who "do not have sexual intimacy on their minds to have it on their minds."
Education Bennett Declares War on Drugs in School
Secretary of Education William J. Bennett, announcing an initiative to help counter drug abuse among students, has urged the states to consider "all law-enforcement methods"—including use of the National Guard—as potential weapons against drugs in the nation's schools.
Federal Explainer William J. Bennett, Third U.S. Education Secretary: Biography and Achievements
Background and highlights of William J. Bennett's tenure as the third U.S. Secretary of Education.
Every Student Succeeds Act Ex-Education Secretary William J. Bennett Urges GOP to 'Seize the Day' on ESSA
A new education policy group led by the former secretary wants to ensure that state Republican lawmakers stick to conservative principles as they implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Education Countering William J. Bennett
In testimony before the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee in January, former National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman William J. Bennett insulted the intelligence of teachers in the schools and especially participants in such neh programs as the Summer Seminar for School Teachers. Mr. Bennett testified that works studied in the program were being "Marxized, feminized, deconstructed, and politicized."
Education Cavazos, Bennett, and Bell: First Steps
Following is a summary of the early initiatives of Secretary of Education Lauro F. Cavazos and his two Reagan Administration predecessors. A well-received package of regulatory, legislative, and administrative measures designed to reduce student-loan defaults.
Education Bennett Names Members of NAEP Board
Washington--The 23 members of the new and more powerful governing board of the revamped National Assessment of Education Progress were appointed by Secretary of Education William J. Bennett last week.
The panelists will have substantially more authority over the test's content and the way the results are reported than did the members of naep's previous governing board, the Assessment Policy Committee.
Education Bennett, Bloom Will Create Education Research Center
Washington--Secretary of Education William J. Bennett plans to team up with Allan Bloom, the University of Chicago scholar, to form a research center to study liberal-arts education and other public-Education Department officials said last week.