For years Rep. George Miller (D-CA) has been the most influential member of Congress on education policy matters. Now, he's retiring.
Since the Congressman is one of our Top 10 Influencers in education, we need to replace him with another significant leader. But who?
Congress has done little to advance the legislative agenda for education. At the moment, Sen Tom Harkin appears to be leading the current effort, but even though he is trying, will he have any sway over this Congress? Will our list of education influencers not include any federally elected officials?