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March 10, 2009

President Obama to Call for Incentive Pay, Rigorous Standards

In his first major education speech as president, Obama will emphasize and flesh out many of the details of his education redesign agenda.

February 25, 2009

UPDATED: Obama's Congressional Address: Education Key to Economic Recovery

Obama set a new goal--that by 2020, the United States will have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.

January 08, 2009

Obama: Stimulus Will Modernize Schools, Teacher Training

President-elect Barack Obama delivered a major speech today to urge "dramatic action" to jump-start the economy. In addition to highlighting his plans to use an estimated $775 billion in federal stimulus money to expand Internet broadband, computerize medical records, and double the production of a...

December 11, 2008

Going through Bill Ayers Withdrawl?

Never fear. Last week, Bill Ayers wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Times about his time with the Weather Underground. And in it, the University of Illinois, Chicago education prof reiterates claims that he wasn't a close associate of President-elect Obama's. This morning, the post's Charles ...

November 07, 2008

Obama's First Moves On Education

The president-elect attends parent-teacher conferences and hires a friend of charter schools to be his top staffer.

October 30, 2008

N.H. Republicans Cite Education as Reason to Vote Obama

They expressed displeasure with Sen. John McCain's K-12 agenda.

October 30, 2008

Education Makes More Than a Cameo Appearance in Obama Ad

The ad featured a coupon-clipping educator who works an extra job to supplement her teacher's salary.

October 29, 2008

Would Education Be a Priority in an Obama Administration?

Tonight's prime-time 30-minute ad may offer a clue as to whether education programs would really see substantial increases in an Obama administration.

October 24, 2008

How Well Do you Know the Presidential Candidates?

Match the right education quote with the right candidate as part of EdWeek's new interactive campaign game.

October 22, 2008

Different Perspectives on Portfolios

The Obama campaign's mention of portfolios as part of the student-assessment mix has sparked quite a bit of discussion in the blogsphere.

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