There are two sides to every U.S. education policy debate ...and that is the problem. Those two sides – public education’s entrenched groups allied with the Democratic and Republican Parties – represent the interests of few citizens on education issues. Yet, with the cooperation of many education journalists and some wealthy foundations, these groups have become the source of virtually all the information provided the public about education policy. Their selective information is then presented to the world as neutral, objective, scientific research that, when trusted, can compromise public policy. The Nonpartisan Education Group is independent of all that, and we prove it by criticizing both sides.