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Bradley, Gore vie on Washington's Role in Education

In poll after poll, voters have ranked education as the most important issue in this years Democratic primaries. Both Al Gore and Bill Bradley are eagerly proposing plans, comparing past voting records and debating vigorously on the topic.

In poll after poll, voters have ranked education as the most important issue in this years Democratic primaries. Both Al Gore and Bill Bradley are eagerly proposing plans, comparing past voting records and debating vigorously on the topic.

"I don't see them as fundamentally different," said Teachers College President Arthur Levine. Compared with Republican candidates who have proposed school voucher programs, the Democrats are being far less radical. "The Democrats are talking about reforming public education, while the Republicans are talking about alternatives to public education."

The article, entitled "Bradley, Gore vie on Washington Role" appeared in the February 26 edition of the Boston Globe .

Published Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2001

Bradley, Gore vie on Washington's Role in Education

In poll after poll, voters have ranked education as the most important issue in this years Democratic primaries. Both Al Gore and Bill Bradley are eagerly proposing plans, comparing past voting records and debating vigorously on the topic.

"I don't see them as fundamentally different," said Teachers College President Arthur Levine. Compared with Republican candidates who have proposed school voucher programs, the Democrats are being far less radical. "The Democrats are talking about reforming public education, while the Republicans are talking about alternatives to public education."

The article, entitled "Bradley, Gore vie on Washington Role" appeared in the February 26 edition of the Boston Globe .

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