Goals 2000: What's in a Name? and Why Should We Still Care About It?
More than a decade after President Bush the Elder and the nation's governors adopted goals for education for the year 2000, I asked, Whose good is being served? Now, in this era of Bush the Younger and NCLB, it's useful to take a look at what drove Goals 2000. The players haven't changed, and although the current administration is more ruthless about it, neither have the goals.
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