Democrats are pushing to make pizza a political issue, lobbing criticism at Republicans for allowing a slice of cheese pizza to continue to count as a vegetable on school lunch trays.
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November 18, 2011
November 08, 2011
President Obama has finalized plans to make low-performing Head Start providers compete for future federal funding.
October 31, 2011
Although there are no white potatoes in the White House garden, it appears a little white sugar may have made its way into the bags of trick-or-treaters who visited the President and First Lady for Halloween.
October 25, 2011
The president will speed up a plan to cap student loan repayments at 10 percent of discretionary income as of 2012.
October 21, 2011
Sounds like the Obama administration is less than thrilled with the accountability provisions in a bill passed out of the Senate education committee yesterday.
October 20, 2011
Obama's policy chief on domestic issues-including education-will leave at the end of this year.
September 28, 2011
Barack Obama, in his annual back-to-school speech, steers clear of controversy, asking students to pursue post-secondary study.
September 13, 2011
President Barack Obama will go to an Ohio high school to make a pitch for the school construction piece of his jobs plan.
September 12, 2011
So will Obama big jobs plan actually reinvigorate the sluggish economy? Rep. George Miller of California, the top Democrat on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, wants to know the answer to that question.
September 08, 2011
Jobs to improve schools and teaching are a large part of the president's $447 billion vision for spurring the sputtering economy.