The Obama campaign's mention of portfolios as part of the student-assessment mix has sparked quite a bit of discussion in the blogsphere.
The event at Teachers College reflects that neither Obama nor McCain have been very specific on testing issues under the No Child Left Behind Act.
The Obama campaign today said that testing should be reformed to include alternative forms of assessment such as portfolios.
The Council of the Great City Schools asks the nation's next leader to commit to making American urban education the world's best.
William Ayers, the Vietnam-era-radical-turned-educaton professor, was planning to talk about education reform and small schools.
Fresh off a record-breaking month of fundraising, Barack Obama's repertoire of new television ads includes one that emphasizes parental responsibility.
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.