Alaska governor cast herself as the PTA and hockey mom with bite in her speech to the Republican convention.
Republicans made subtle changes in the GOP platform on whether English should be the official language.
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will seek to define herself tonight.
The new president of the National Education Association, Dennis Van Roekel, spoke with Education Week reporter Mark Walsh about why he was at the RNC and how the NEA feels about Sen. John McCain's education agenda.
As president, the Republican candidate would persuade the more conservative wing of his party to support those policies.
Rep. Castle says Bush lost his commitment to education reform, but McCain or Obama will retain tough accountabilty measures.
For education redesign efforts to succeed, they will have to be championed by Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, former speaker of the U.S. House says.
The teachers' union has about 40 delegates at the Republican National Convention this year.
The document calls for merit pay and school choice but is vague on the future of NCLB.