Obama campaign spokesman Jen Psaki characterized the Chicago teachers' strike as a local political dispute that is not representative of the national debate on education.
Most federal education programs could be cut by 8.2 percent if Congress fails to head off across-the-board spending cuts, the Office of Management and Budget estimates.
A team of "national educators," led by former U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige, to help coordinate support for the GOP presidential candidate's education agenda.
Mitt Romney says Obama has picked his dog in the fight, but the administration wants to stay neutral.
This Storify draws from Edweek coverage of the Democratic National Convention and reaction on social media to capture some of the highlights of the week in Charlotte, N.C.
President Barack Obama says his economic policies would better protect schools and students than those of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
The documentary "Follow the Leader," which was shown at the Democratic National Convention, depicts the maturation of three youths' political beliefs.
Students at Charlotte's Endhaven Elementary school examine the Democratic convention's impact on their community, from business and security to traffic.
Listen to Politics K-12's Alyson Klein discuss the education platforms of both presidential candidates.
Until now, Texas had been noncommittal about whether to seek flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act from the U.S. Department of Education.