By Gerald Torres

Leadership from the Bottom Up
While campaigning for the presidency, Texas Governor George W. Bush frequently touted the states successful 10 percent plan as a model of inclusion and an example of his leadership in education reform. Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres argue, however, that rather than lead, Bush just got out of the way. Go there now&or to the PDF version.

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