Spurred on by increased federal oversight and hard work by teachers, parents and students, the number of U.S. high school dropouts has decreased – falling to 750,000 in 2012 from 1 million in 2008. Now, the nation’s governors are in the driver’s seat: That’s because the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) shifts […]
Author Archives: Bob Wise
Bob Wise is president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia. He also served for 18 years in the U.S. House of Representatives.