McCain and Obama Open Up...
...somewhat. This information has been available for a while from different sources, but the Council for Exceptional Children has created a voter guide (pdf) that lists the education platforms of the presidential candidates. But don't look for anything from Charles "Chuck" Baldwin (Constitution), Bob Barr (Libertarian) or Cynthia McKinney (Green); their websites are silent on the issue, the CEC says. Barr said he did support that Texas district that is allowing teachers to carry guns to school, though.
For more political news, be sure to tune in to the Campaign K-12 blog. My colleagues will be closely following the Republican and Democratic national conventions during the next two weeks.
Thanks to Jim Gerl for pointing out the CEC document.