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.
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March 01, 2011
February 28, 2011
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
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
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
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
The guests in First Lady Michelle Obama's box will reinforce the themes of education and innovation.
November 03, 2010
K-12 policy is one area where Republicans and Democrats could see eye-to-eye, President Barack Obama said today.
September 28, 2010
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 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.
September 22, 2010
President Barack Obama is going to sit down for a half-an-hour interview Monday, just on education issues, with NBC's Matt Lauer. Although I'd be surprised if he unveils any brand new policies, the interview itself is a big deal. "It's a real opportunity" for the White House to send a message on t...