Both as Attorney General and Governor of Missouri, John Ashcroft was well known as an opponent of school desegregation programs in St. Louis and Kansas City. Differences of legal and political opinion existed then and now on this subject, and such differences alone would not constitute significant grounds for opposing Ashcroft’s nomination. But Ashcroft’s conduct in Missouri went far beyond such differences of opinion. Ashcroft spent years and significant state resources in efforts to stymie voluntary St.
In a memorandum to Wisconsin press, PFAW offers insights on education proposals dealing with class size issues and private-school vouchers.
The Religious Right continues to target public schools in a variety of ways that disrupt education and threaten religious liberty, according to a report released today by People For the American Way Foundation (PFAWF).
This report examines the increasingly sophisticated strategies that creationists use in an effort to inject their ideas into public school science curricula