Clinton's Education Proposals

Last month President Clinton said his number one priority in the next four years is education. In his State of the Union address, Mr. Clinton called education a critical national security issue for our future. Critics of Clinton's new education agenda say his proposals are based on rhetoric, not reality. A look at the president's crusade to improve the quality of America's education on Talk of the Nation from NPR News. Guests: Other Guest Erica Adelsheimer Legislative Director, United States Student Association Thomas Kane Assistant Professor of Public Policy, The Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Senior Economist for Labor, Education and Welfare, Council of Economic Advisors, Executive Office of the President Terry Hartle Vice President and Director, Division of Governmental Relations, American Council on Education Listeners call in



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