Paul Peterson and Chester Finn discuss education policy and the Republican candidates (and probable candidates) for president.

For more on this topic, please see “The 2012 Republican Candidates So Far: What they’ve said and done on education in the past, and what they might do about our public schools if elected,” by Allison Sherry, which will appear in the Fall 2011 issue of Education Next and is now available online. The article is summarized in this press release.

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Last updated July 28, 2011