Just How Little Do The White House Press Corps & Broadcast TV Care About Education?

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“It would have been funny (unbelievable? historic?) if one of the White House correspondents had said, ‘Mr. President, I know you want to address Syria and the budget. But I want to press you on your administration’s plan for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act …'”

That’s an excerpt from Mark Walsh in his EdWeek writeup of the near-complete disinterest from the White House press corps and broadcast TV news outlets in the Duncan resignation on Friday (Read All About It, But Don’t Rely on the Boob Tube).

Alexander Russo

Alexander Russo is a freelance education writer who has created several long-running blogs such as the national news site This Week In Education, District 299 (about Chicago schools), and LA School Report. He can be reached on Twitter at @alexanderrusso, on Facebook, or directly at alexanderrusso@gmail.com.