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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Obama Wants More Money for Schools Initiative


“President Obama is slated to visit a Fairfax County school Tuesday to announce plans to seek $1.35 billion in his next budget to expand his signature education initiative to improve schools…. The $4.35 billion effort was enacted last year as part of the $787 billion economic stimulus plan, marking one of the largest federal expenditures ever on the nation’s public schools.” (Washington Post, Tuesday)

New bottles, old wine.

FEE Timely Classic
“Can the Free Market Provide Public Education?” by Sheldon Richman