Education Policy: Research: Historical Overview:
Education Policy and the States, 1945-2009
George H.W. Bush Years
2000 - Proposed
Desegregation to Racial Imbalance
Standards and Special Education
Standards and English Language Learners
version of this essay contains extensive footnotes that include
numerous citations and supplementary text. For ease of reading,
the footnotes are omitted from this version.
Links to many of the organizations mentioned in this essay.
To view snapshots of the political context for the education policy,
organized by administration, see Education
Policymakers. For the G.H.W. Bush administration, see 1989-1992.