In the nation's closest and most expensive senatorial campaign, U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Thom Tillis, squared off on education issues in the first of three debates.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander sounds off on a Democratic student loan refinancing proposal and a series of executive actions to cap student loan interest rates.
January 26, 2012
Romney reiterates his support for English immersion, and Gingrich touts his wife's expertise in music education during a recent debate.
September 23, 2011
Last night's GOP presidential debate offered the clearest sign yet that the Republican field is united on K-12 policy: Basically, they all want the feds out.
June 14, 2011
Obama press secretary Jay Carney thinks the GOP candidates at last night's debate missed an opportunity to talk about education.
October 28, 2008
At a meeting of the Council of the Great City Schools, urban superintendents and board members shared their views on federal funding and national standards with top advisers from both campaigns.
October 23, 2008
That question was put to a panel of education experts after a debate between advisers for both major presidential campaigns.
October 21, 2008
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.
October 16, 2008
McCain said Washington D.C. schools chief Michelle Rhee supports vouchers. Obama said she supports charters. So which is it?
October 15, 2008
For the first time in the presidential campaign, Barack Obama and John McCain engaged in a sustained, serious discussion about education.