Third-party candidates are calling for everything from a return to teaching the Bible in public schools to forgiving all student loans.


The Obama campaign is out with a brand new ad attacking Mitt Romney's plan to balance the federal budget in part by cutting the federal subsidy that helps pay for "Sesame Street" and other Public Broadcast Service programs.


A Romney administration would mean cuts to early-childhood education, K-12, and higher ed, says a new pro-Obama ad that's running in six swing states.


In his first debate with President Barack Obama, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said he would not slash education aid if elected, while insisting he's the best choice to rein in the deficit.


The Center on Education Policy has two new reports pinpointing trouble spots in implementation of waiver plans under the No Child Left Behind Act.


U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan gives a National Press Club speech touting President Obama's education record and warning of cuts to education programs if Republicans in Congress have their way.


Romney's comments on early childhood education prompted some interesting discussion at a New America Foundation event today.


Mitt Romney doesn't think the federal government should provide support—financial or otherwise—for common standards, which have been adopted by forty-six states and the District of Columbia.


Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the House Education committee, is worried that the department isn't holding states feet to the fire when it comes to monitoring graduation rates in states that have received waivers from parts of the No Child Left Behind Act.


Lawmakers have come to an agreement on spending levels for most federal programs for the next six months, and on a sticky issue relating to highly qualified teachers.


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