Tuesday, September 26, 2006

The Real Impossible Dream: Smaller Government

Over at Cato, Neal McCluskey writes about the Fordham Foundation's new plan to increase federal control over the schools. The new plan, dubbed "To Dream The Impossible Dream" is being put into place because the current federal controls are broken, and so more controls are needed.

Trust not when government is on a united front:

Thursday, their idea got two huge endorsements. In a Washington Post op-ed, former U.S. secretaries of education William J. Bennett and Rod Paige seconded Fordham's call for national standards and tests, paradoxically arguing, like Fordham, that because current federal policy is broken, we need much more federal control.

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