A group of House Democrats want the U.S. Department of Agriculture to quickly finalize its proposed sweeping changes to rules about school breakfasts and lunches.
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Language included in an agriculture spending bill passed in the House would direct the USDA to rewrite some of the newly created nutrition standards for school meals.
January 20, 2011
Arne Duncan says common standards could produce technological innovations in schools. Top White House economic adviser Gene Sperling says the administration will seek to protect education, research, and development.
December 08, 2010
Leaders in the Democratic-for-now House of Representatives have included $550 million to extend the Race to the Top program in a big, giant spending bill that finances most government programs at last year's levels until Sept. 30.
November 03, 2010
Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, the former Denver schools superintendent, had strong backing from the National Education Association.
September 16, 2010
The longtime Democratic mayor of Chicago says the Race to the Top competition should have rewarded Illinois and his city for their work improving schools.
October 07, 2008
Is it enough to guarantee an invitation to a skybox at the 2012 Democratic Convention?
September 19, 2008
Democrats for Education Reform, which some view as an effort to help counterbalance to teachers' unions influence on the Democratic Party, sent out a request today to donors.
June 03, 2008
From contributing blogger Alyson Klein: Today is finally, finally the last day of the Democratic presidential primary. After South Dakota and Montana finish voting tonight, there will be no one left to decide the Democratic contest except the party's superdelegates. There aren't too many out ther...