Bush and Gore: Who's The Education President?

Here is how Bush's and Gore's ideas are working out in the schools where they have been tried

The Party balance in Congress is on the line, there is dissent among the White House staff...and what does the President spend the week obsessing about? The school-board election in his hometown.

President Bartlet's manic attention to local school politics on a recent episode of NBC-TV's hit show The West Wing seems especially appropriate in the final days of this real-life American campaign. Anyone hearing George W. Bush and Al Gore might think that the big vote we're casting next week is really for superintendent in chief.

Listen as Bush invokes his "crusade" to improve schools and Gore calls for...

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