When setting goals new goals for schools and groups of at-risk students as part of the No Child Left Behind waiver process, what should matter more: proficiency rates six years from now, or the rate of growth?
Phil Handy, an education adviser to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, called the waivers granted under No Child Left Behind "too prescriptive" and said they've led to "unfortunate results."
This is the debate before the debate. Two key education advisers are facing off tonight in a debate at Teachers College, Columbia University, which is being co-sponsored by Education Week. You can watch it online at 7 p.m. by signing up here. In President Barack Obama's corner is Jon Schnur, an education adviser to President Obama who co-founded New Leaders for New Schools and has more recently started America Achieves. Representing Republican challenger Mitt Romney is Phil Handy, the former chairman of the Florida State Board of Education and the higher education co-chair for the campaign. Post-game analysis will ...
Vice President Joe Biden said budget cuts proposed by GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan would kick 200,000 students out of Head Start.
Put budget, vouchers, and community colleges on your vice-presidential debate bingo card.
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.