President Barack Obama put training more math and science teachers and taking big steps to boost school safety high on his second-term wish list.
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January 21, 2013
December 28, 2012
NCLB waivers, the presidential election, and the Race to the Top competition were big stories this year.
November 06, 2012
Over the past two years, the split partisan control has meant a lot of sniping and not much action on big issues, including the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
November 05, 2012
Tonight, your Politics K-12 team will be up late, late, watching edu-election returns.
October 30, 2012
President Obama is leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney by 17 percentage points among likely youth voters.
October 29, 2012
Newspaper endorsements are rolling in for both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential nominee, with K-12 policy and spending figuring into the equation.
October 25, 2012
President Barack Obama has been touting the success of the School Improvement Grant program, but the U.S. Department of Education has yet to release long-promised student achievement data.
October 24, 2012
A new emphasis on cutting college costs and boosting STEM education could be on the agenda if President Barack Obama wins re-election.
October 22, 2012
President Barack Obama and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney tangled over class size, teachers, and education funding during Monday night's foreign-policy debate.
October 22, 2012
Could education pop up during tonight's foreign policy presidential debate? Maybe. Both President Barack Obama and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney have linked international competitiveness to K-12 policy.