WELCOME BACK: Record Numbers of Students and New Federal Regulations Await Teachers and Administrators in New School Year ArticleSeptember 09, 2002
For the seventh consecutive year, record numbers of students are expected to enroll in public and private elementary and secondary schools this fall.
ALARMING TEACHING STATISTICS FUEL NEED FOR CHANGE: U.S. Secretary of Education’s Report Outlines Reform Effort ArticleJune 17, 2002
U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige issued a call to states to radically transform the teacher certification system by raising standards and lowering bureaucratic barriers that keep many highly qualified candidates from pursuing teaching careers.
First Lady Laura Bush has taken an active role in reforming public education, leading efforts to promote literacy and early childhood education.