While serving as U.S. Secretary of Education in the 1990s and early 2000s, and previously as Governor of South Carolina for eight years, I saw the devastating impact of under-funded and under-resourced rural schools, especially in high-poverty communities. Unfortunately, at least for some children in the South, those conditions haven’t changed much. That’s one of […]
Richard Riley served eight years as U.S. Secretary of Education and eight years as Governor of South Carolina. He lives in Greenville, South Carolina, and serves on New Tech Network’s board of advisers.