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September 04, 2014

Education a Central Theme In First North Carolina Senate Debate

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.

June 09, 2014

Alexander Slams Student Loan Proposals, Urges ESEA Fix Instead

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 Hearts English Immersion, Mrs. Gingrich Likes Music Education

Romney reiterates his support for English immersion, and Gingrich touts his wife's expertise in music education during a recent debate.

September 23, 2011

Romney, Perry Clash Over Race to the Top

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

GOP Debate: A Missed Opportunity to Discuss Education?

Obama press secretary Jay Carney thinks the GOP candidates at last night's debate missed an opportunity to talk about education.

October 28, 2008

Advisers Clash Over School Funding Issues

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

Is Pre-K the Right Place to Put $10 Billion?

That question was put to a panel of education experts after a debate between advisers for both major presidential campaigns.

October 21, 2008

Portfolio Confusion and the Education Advisers' Debate

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

Fact Checking the Debate: Vouchers, Teachers, and Special Education

McCain said Washington D.C. schools chief Michelle Rhee supports vouchers. Obama said she supports charters. So which is it?

October 15, 2008

Obama vs. McCain, Round 3: The Education Bonanza

For the first time in the presidential campaign, Barack Obama and John McCain engaged in a sustained, serious discussion about education.

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