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March 10, 2011

ESEA 'Big 8' Meeting Take 2: Lawmakers to Meet With Obama

Top members of Congress overseeing reauthorization of the education law will head to the White House to talk things over.

March 08, 2011

Obama to Call for More Education R&D

The president plans to tout his administration's $90 million plan to create a new education research initiative modeled after DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

March 04, 2011

Jeb Bush Helps Obama Sell Education as Bipartisan Issue

President Obama kicked off the White House's "education month" today in Miami at a school event alongside former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a Republican.

March 03, 2011

Stopgap Spending Bill Severs Array of Education Programs

The stopgap federal spending bill that President Barack Obama signed into law yesterday almost certainly spells the end of federal funding for more than a dozen education programs.

March 02, 2011

Senate Moderates Release NCLB Overhaul Plan

The moderates' set of principles Wednesday for revising the Elementary and Secondary Education Act closely mirrors the Obama administration's own vision for overhauling the law.

March 01, 2011

Obama and Jeb Bush to Jointly Tout Education Priorities

The president and the Republican former governor of Florida will visit a high school in Miami that's received School Improvement Grant money to turn itself around.

February 28, 2011

Deadline Extended: Race to Top Commencement Challenge

Schools have until March 11 to apply for the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge. The reward? A graduation speech delivered by President Obama.

February 25, 2011

What Would a Government Shutdown Do to Education?

While a shutdown probably would not be a picnic for anyone, if the past is any guide, most school districts and states wouldn't feel an immediate pinch.

February 11, 2011

Duncan Offers a Sneak Peek at Obama's 2012 Budget

Look for education as a bright spot in an austere budget, and a sequel with a twist we could call Race to the Top: The Locals Strike Back

January 25, 2011

Obama Makes Education a State of Union Centerpiece

The president calls on Congress to renew the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, tying his education proposals directly to the nation's economic future.

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