As Congress debates a re-write of No Child Left Behind Act this week, it’s worth noting that the same issues of inadequacy, inequity, and accountability for underperformance are also present in higher education policy.
In response, national leaders confront the same basic 30,000 feet-high political question: Are you for simply more resources OR reform? Or are you for more resources AND reform?
How did President Obama answer the question and what were the results? You might be surprised at the magnitude of the answer, the successes, and the failures.
Check out a sneak peek of our report on the Obama higher ed legacy and the 2016 campaign.