In explaining his endorsement of Barack Obama, Powell also said he was disappointed in John McCain's exploitation of the Bill Ayers controversy.
The McCain campaign and the Republican National Committee have started using robocalls to continue to highlight Sen. Obama's association with Bill Ayers.
McCain said Washington D.C. schools chief Michelle Rhee supports vouchers. Obama said she supports charters. So which is it?
For the first time in the presidential campaign, Barack Obama and John McCain engaged in a sustained, serious discussion about education.
Fordham's Checker Finn asks whether the petitioners who support Bill Ayers would also sign onto a "support Osama bin Laden" statement.
He's called for expanding programs that allow private or university-based teacher programs to partner with high-needs school districts to offer beefed-up field experiences to prospective teachers.
Barack Obama offers his most comprehensive response yet to the Bill Ayers controversy in a new radio ad.
If kids could vote, Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois would be the next President, according to a recent poll. Obama got 57 percent of the vote to Sen. John McCain's 39 percent.
In the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll, just 1 percent of voters said education was the single most important issue to them.
The New York City teachers' union thinks so.