Last Thursday, I recklessly created a set of predictions for major 2008 education stories and in the top item (on NCLB) wrote,
If I were a senior member of an education committee, I’d work throughout the year to establish some consensus that would hold at least reasonably well no matter what the results of the election.
Lo! and behold! Ted Kennedy has fulfilled my prediction in less than a week with today’s Washington Post op-ed column. To be honest, that’s only in the first week, but I suspect we’ll see plenty of such efforts in the next 51.