Tonight's keynote speaker, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, has a national reputation as a union-arm-twisting, voucher-loving, education-budget-trimming chief executive.
With heavy weather bearing down, the GOP shuffles its lineup of events and speakers to stay on message when it comes to education and other issues.
With the Republican National Convention about to kick off, it's time to start speculating about who could be Mitt Romney's education secretary if he is elected.
The Hillsborough County School District has closed at least one school, relocated hundreds of staffers, and will put security officers on some school buses during the four-day convention.
Hawaii has made a lot of progress in implementing its Race to the Top grant, but one key deliverable still eludes the state: a new teachers' contract.
Education Week is headed to Tampa and Charlotte to bring you the latest and greatest from the political conventions.
President Obama gave one of his most significant speeches on K-12 during this election season yesterday, bragging about everything from the administration's plan to offer states waivers to common core.
From guest blogger Kimberly Shannon...
The Obama campaign has released an ad warning that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney would usher in big cuts to K-12 spending.
President Barack Obama will make education spending a major focus of his next two campaign stops, when he visits the swing states of Ohio and Nevada.