The bills call for the rollback of some of the most egregious regulatory interference in higher education by the federal government in the past decade.
The challenges of increasing minority participation are both structural and environmental.
Let's preserve the past as it was rather than as we wish it were.
Wouldn't it be great if someone in the federal government made a clarion call about the environment in which public education takes place?
The government's good intentions can all too often lead enthusiastic state officials to drive the school reform bus off a cliff.
Leadership is required from policymakers at the federal, state and institutional levels.
Providing a national standard that evaluates the basic skills of all students on an equal plane is not a political issue, but a global reality.
Books, like information and freedom of expression, are the oxygen with which an individual and a society can breathe.
Community college success depends not on how many students enroll, but how many complete.
It seems clear that higher education needs an overhaul.