Ed Blume wrote:I'll never be satisfied with a school district that has for 20% of the white third graders and 46% of the black kids failing to read.
To the point where you would continue to support a porgram wherein...
"....the Education DepartmentÃ¢??s inspector general has found that federal officials may have violated prohibitions in the law against mandating, or even endorsing, specific curriculums. The reports also found that federal officials overlooked conflicts of interest among the contractors that advised states applying for grants, and that in some instances, these contractors wrote reading programs competing for the money, and stood to collect royalties if their programs were chosen."
This sounds familiar to other Bush Administration delivered initiatives in and outside the education realm. Please answer whether you continue to support adding these programs and funds to our curriculum and budget.