Federal Education Policymakers
Grouped by presidential administration, these snapshots summarize the broader political context in which education policy was formulated: congressional leadership, key administration officials, major education initiatives, and other details.
Links on each page connect to the collections of prominent government figures and a wealth of online resources. Please click on the time period that interests you—or, to view all the snapshots at a glance, read the 18-page PDF version.
These snapshots complement Federal Education Policy and the States, 1945-2004: A Brief Synopsis (PDF format, 83 pages), an essay that recounts the key events and issues in education policy over the past 50 years.