Education should be free instead of providing a privileged few the right to learn. President Obama has taken a step in the right direction offering community college for all.
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January 16, 2015
December 29, 2014
Teachers lunching with President Barack Obama came in at No. 3, ahead of midterm election results and State of the Union address.
December 22, 2014
President Barack Obama touted the benefits of educational technology often last year, but how much influence has he actually had on moving digital learning forward?
December 22, 2014
Beginning next year, the nation's 6,000-plus colleges and universities will no longer be given specific scores and rankings in the style of U.S. News, but instead they will be judged on a sliding scale based on three criteria: access, affordability, and student outcomes.
November 25, 2014
President Obama announced that, in partnership with more than 200 companies and nonprofits, the administration has raised an additional $28 million to help prepare more science, technology, engineering, and math teachers.
November 19, 2014
In the wake of Congress's inability to update the country's immigration laws, the president plans to provide legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants living in the United States.
November 14, 2014
The White House summit on Wednesday, Nov. 19 will highlight exemplary leadership in digital transformations and launch a "Future Ready District Pledge."
November 13, 2014
Casey: Attacks will be made on teacher and public employee pensions. Due process rights for teachers will be assailed.
October 22, 2014
The 58th annual conference of the Council of the Great City Schools will tackle the most pressing challenges facing urban school district leaders.
July 22, 2014
As we celebrate the fifth anniversary of Obama's Race to the Top competition, many of us are contemplating whether or not it was a success. After much reflection, I decided to write an opinion piece, assessing it on its merits. Toward the end of the piece, I will issue a letter grade (A-F) denoting the result of my evaluation.