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March 02, 2011

Senate Moderates Release NCLB Overhaul Plan

The moderates' set of principles Wednesday for revising the Elementary and Secondary Education Act closely mirrors the Obama administration's own vision for overhauling the law.

March 01, 2011

Obama and Jeb Bush to Jointly Tout Education Priorities

The president and the Republican former governor of Florida will visit a high school in Miami that's received School Improvement Grant money to turn itself around.

February 28, 2011

Deadline Extended: Race to Top Commencement Challenge

Schools have until March 11 to apply for the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge. The reward? A graduation speech delivered by President Obama.

February 25, 2011

What Would a Government Shutdown Do to Education?

While a shutdown probably would not be a picnic for anyone, if the past is any guide, most school districts and states wouldn't feel an immediate pinch.

February 11, 2011

Duncan Offers a Sneak Peek at Obama's 2012 Budget

Look for education as a bright spot in an austere budget, and a sequel with a twist we could call Race to the Top: The Locals Strike Back

January 25, 2011

Obama Makes Education a State of Union Centerpiece

The president calls on Congress to renew the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, tying his education proposals directly to the nation's economic future.

January 25, 2011

State of the Union: Edu-Stars Are Special Guests

The guests in First Lady Michelle Obama's box will reinforce the themes of education and innovation.

November 03, 2010

Obama: Potential for Bipartisanship With GOP on Education

K-12 policy is one area where Republicans and Democrats could see eye-to-eye, President Barack Obama said today.

September 28, 2010

UPDATED: Obama Says GOP Congress Would Cut Education Funding

President Barack Obama told a crowd in New Mexico today that a Republican Congress would seek to cut education spending in order to pay for tax cuts for the rich. Republicans say, not so fast.

September 27, 2010

President Obama Talks Unions, Race to the Top, and Money

President Barack Obama showcased his education agenda on the "Today Show" this morning, touching on charter schools, union, competitive grants and a new initiative to recruit and prepare new teachers in the STEM fields.

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