Lessons from a Half-Century of Federal Efforts to Improve America’s Schools

On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and I are joined by Andrew Kelly, to discuss Sticks and the Bully Pulpit: Lessons from a Half-Century of Federal Efforts to Improve America’s Schools.  In the podcast we discuss the federal role in education and ways to move past traditional, and often stale, debating points regarding the federal government’s responsibilities in education policy (what works versus what doesn’t, the constitutionality of federal involvement, etc.).

Listen to the podcast.

About Kevin Holtsberry

Kevin works in communications and public affairs. He tries to squeeze in as much reading (and blogging) as he can between work, family and watching sports.

One Thought on “Lessons from a Half-Century of Federal Efforts to Improve America’s Schools

  1. Deepa on 2 May, 2012 at 12:12 pm said:

    I hope you will discuss vouchers. It seems clear to me that the crux of the problem is that education is government controlled. Parents have no choice, and the poor are trapped in terrible schools.

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