Voters need to keep children's issues, including health and social welfare, in mind as they head to the ballot box, a coalition of advocacy groups and professional associations says.

Top McCain education adviser Lisa Graham Keegan and Jon Schnur, one of Obama's advisers, have a spirited discussion of the issues.

It may be no small thing to mount a voter registration drive at the 2,600 Head Start programs across the country, which has the potential to reach the parents of 1 million children.

She tells ABC that questions about combining family and a political career are irrelevant, thanks in part to the federal law barring sex bias in education.

The McCain campaign and its supporters continue to cherry-pick a quote and take it out of context.

Sen. John McCain has some ideas for pre-K that are sure to generate broad support in Congress ... because lawmakers have already passed them as part of the most recent reauthorization of the Head Start.

Both candidates touted their plans to bolster community service.

The New York Times finds that McCain's ad "distorts Obama's policy." The Washington Post declares that his ad is "dishonest, deceptive."

Yesterday, I called the Obama ad attacking McCain's record on education "misleading."

Sen. John McCain has not let Sen. Barack Obama's attack ad on education go unanswered. And he's hit back hard. (I've pasted the video below.) The commercial slams Obama for not making a "significant mark" on education, for being "elusive" on accountability, and defending the "public school monopoly." And then there's the kicker: The ad says Obama's one accomplishment is "legislation to teach comprehensive sex education to kindergartners" before they learn to read. The ad, in effect, singles out a vote Obama cast a member of an Illinois state legislative committee, which approved a bill that would allow schools to ...

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