Since President Bush took office in 2001, the U.S. Department of Education has taken aggressive and sometimes creative steps to promote its agenda, including its support for school choice options and the No Child Left Behind Act.
April 2005 Archives
The recent shooting of a high school football coach by an angry parent at a high school in Canton, Texas has again placed parent, fan, and coaching behavior at school sporting events in the media spotlight. Several districts across the nation have taken measures to promote sportmanship-like behavior.
The backlash against the No Child Left Behind Act was raised to a new level last week when Connecticut's attorney general announced that his state plans to sue the U.S. Department of Education over the testing mandates in the sweeping federal law.