U.S. education policy: Federal overreach or reaching for the wrong things?

Great advances for economic and social justice, such as Social Security, Medicare,

Medicaid, and civil rights laws are the result of federal legislation and Supreme Court

decisions. All of these benchmarks of progress been initiated by local social and political

action, but they have been achieved nationally…..

The problem over the last several decades of education policy is not overreach. It is that

the federal government has been reaching for the wrong things in the wrong places with

the wrong policy levers.

Published in the Washington Post, January 13, 2015.

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