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.
Some congressional races have implications for K-12 policy and spending.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is not disclosing basic details about the competition in which Head Start providers are having to reapply for their funds.
First Lady Michelle Obama invited 54 students ages 8 to 12 who submitted recipes for the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. Students had to create meals that are healthy and tasty.