Guest columnists: Cobb, Fulton and Forsyth schools lose luster in global comparisons

A guest column by Jay P. Greene, the 21st Century Professor of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas and a fellow at the George W. Bush Institute, and Josh B. McGee, the vice president for public accountability initiatives at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation…

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Institute promotes education initiative

An effort to train and recruit school principals will be among the first initiatives of the new George W. Bush Institute, the organization's founding executive director told Abilene Chamber of Commerce members at the group's annual banquet Monday.…

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Laura Bush expected to unveil major public school reform program, an initiative of SMU's George W. Bush Institute

Former first lady Laura Bush is expected to unveil a public school reform program today that will be the first large-scale policy initiative of the George W. Bush Institute at SMU.…

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Laura Bush to announce 2nd education initiative

DALLAS - The George W. Bush Institute is planning to introduce its second big education initiative Wednesday, a program that seeks to improve graduation rates by focusing on middle schools.…

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Bush Institute Tackles Middle School Learning

Lest anyone thought President George W. Bush hasn't already had a pretty big impact on public education, courtesy of his signature No Child Left Behind Act, an institute created in his name is looking to extend that influence. Today, the George W. Bush Institute unveiled its second education initiative, this time focused on improving middle schools. (The first focuses on recruiting and training principals.)…

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Q&A with Kerri Briggs, Director of Education Reform, George W. Bush Institute

This morning former First Lady Laura Bush, on behalf of the George W. Bush Institute, announced Middle School Matters, an education reform initiative with initial funding from the Meadows Foundation.…

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Laura Bush Unveils Bold Principal Training Initiative

September 29, 2010: Former first lady Laura W. Bush announced a new nationwide initiative today aimed at changing the way America's principals are recruited and prepared and how they run schools.…

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Bush Institute's first initiative focuses on improving performance of school principals

September 29, 2010: The first initiative of the George W. Bush Institute will focus on improving the performance of school principals, former first lady Laura Bush announced Wednesday.…

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George W. Bush Institute launches groundbreaking initiative to improve school leadership

The George W. Bush Institute today announced the largest initiative in history to enhance the achievement of America's children by improving the performance of America's school principals.…

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