The end of the year always brings best and worst lists and Top 10 lists.
Here is one from the U.S. House Commitee on Education and Labor. I recognize the clear propaganda role of this list, but I thought you might like to look at the education items on it.
REBUILDING AMERICA’S ECONOMY AND MIDDLE CLASS
A Top 10 List for Children, Students, Workers and Families
The House Education and Labor Committee has been at the center of this effort by working to address the direct concerns of the working Americans feeling the deep pain of this crisis and help rebuild our nation’s middle class. While much more needs to be done, below is an overview of the top ten areas the Committee made progress on in 2009 to improve the lives of children, students, workers and families.
1. CREATING JOBS. The Committee helped craft key provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (enacted in February) and the Jobs for Main Street Act (passed House in December) that will help save