Every presidential election cycle, there is always a prolonged discussion about which candidate will be the next president of the United States of America. Typically, governors and senators have run for the highest elected office…
Topic: George W. Bush
How Accurate Is Online Education?
Big names might garner hits and visits but not necessarily provide accuracy.
Abstract Painter in Academe
Actually, Painter is his name.
Requiem For No Child Left Behind
The education policy of the administration of former President George W. Bush is one we’ve always covered critically.
Bush & Obama Education Reforms
In the Race to the Top is No Child Left Behind?
Fact-Checking History’s First Draft
Journalism, the old cliché goes, is the first draft of history. Unfortunately, it rarely gets through rewrites before it hits the classroom. Yesterday’s headlines often look a bit silly when viewed through a microfiche, and…
CSPAN Presidents Survey: Lincoln, Washington are Top Two for Historians
A survey of historians of American presidents ranked the following as the top five presidents: Abraham Lincoln George Washington Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, or “FDR” Dwight D. Eisenhower, or “Ike” Obama made the…
Attacking the Federal Government’s Regulatory Beast
Stories surfaced this year to the effect that federal employees would quit if Donald Trump were elected. Unfortunately, that’s not likely to happen. “Most of what we think of as federal law is written by…
Ranking 20th Century U.S. Presidents
Since everybody else is rating presidents, we thought we’d give it a shot too, since we’ve covered many of them, especially those who served in the last century. The root of the word president, eminent…
George W. Bush on the Night of the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks
One of the more memorable quotes from President George W. Bush’s evening address after the terrorist attacks: