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$15 Million and a Government for the People

$15 Million and a Government for the People

On September 30, 2002, my grandmother died and I was spending $15 million. I was newly on the job at the US Department of Education, fresh from graduate school. I bee-lined it for this federal agency, on a fellowship, because I believed I could make the most change for children at this highest level of government. Upon … Continue reading