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May 19, 2014

Julian Castro, Noted for Early Ed. Push, Reportedly Picked for Obama Cabinet Post

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been reportedly tapped by President Barack Obama to be the new U.S. secretary of housing and urban development.

January 21, 2013

Obama Puts School Safety High on Second-Term Agenda

President Barack Obama put training more math and science teachers and taking big steps to boost school safety high on his second-term wish list.

December 28, 2012

Race to the Top Leads Most-Popular-Stories List

NCLB waivers, the presidential election, and the Race to the Top competition were big stories this year.

December 28, 2012

Tumultuous Year in School Choice Signals Changes Ahead in K-12

In 2012, states approved broad policy changes to expand charters and private school vouchers, even as those school models came under criticism and scrutiny.

November 20, 2012

Washington Ballot Measure Defies the Traditional Map

A Washington state ballot item that paves the way for charter schools drew support from traditionally conservative, rural parts of the state.

November 06, 2012

Congress Likely to Stay Divided, Will Gridlock on K-12 Continue?

Over the past two years, the split partisan control has meant a lot of sniping and not much action on big issues, including the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

November 06, 2012

What Will the Election Mean for the Future of K-12?

Tonight, your Politics K-12 team will be up late, late, watching edu-election returns.

October 30, 2012

Poll: Obama Favored by Likely Youth Voters, But by Less Than in 2008

President Obama is leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney by 17 percentage points among likely youth voters.

October 29, 2012

Newspapers Cite Education, Spending in Endorsing Obama, Romney

Newspaper endorsements are rolling in for both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential nominee, with K-12 policy and spending figuring into the equation.

October 25, 2012

Transparency Watch: Obama Has Touted SIG Data, So Where Is it?

President Barack Obama has been touting the success of the School Improvement Grant program, but the U.S. Department of Education has yet to release long-promised student achievement data.

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