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.
John McCain is associating with the president of the very foundation that funded "radical" education reform work.
The Republican National Committee and the McCain campaign are pouncing on the controversy.
A paid TV ad may be in the works.