Front Page Titles (by Subject) The Problems of Federal Education - Literature of Liberty, Summer 1980, vol. 3, No. 2
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The Problems of Federal Education - Leonard P. Liggio, Literature of Liberty, Summer 1980, vol. 3, No. 2 
Literature of Liberty: A Review of Contemporary Liberal Thought was published first by the Cato Institute (1978-1979) and later by the Institute for Humane Studies (1980-1982) under the editorial direction of Leonard P. Liggio.
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The Problems of Federal Education
“Improving the Federal Administration of Educational Programs.” Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 2(January-February 1980):61–70.
The administration of federal educational programs is a challenging problem. The program objectives tend to focus on objectives about which little is known. Frequent conflicts erupt between the personnel of the federal agencies and the multitudinous groups with which they work. The federal agencies themselves are plagued by significant internal problems, specifically with their staff-line relations. The federal programs are characterized by a pervasive distrust of the people and agencies, with which they deal. Finally the federal agencies tend to be insufficiently aware of how their acts affect people.
The author is generally aware in his discussion of the problems of the incentive structure under which these problems have developed, but suggests only isolated remedies.