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August 18, 2012

Obama: Ryan Budget 'Wrong' Direction for K-12 Funding

Less than a week after presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate, President Barack Obama used his weekly radio address to warn the nation of the potentially dire impact of Ryan's budget on K-12 funding.

August 14, 2012

New Obama Ad Hits Romney-Ryan on Higher Ed. Policy

A new Obama campaign ad and Rep. Paul Ryan's entrance onto the Republican ticket have put college costs back into the campaign spotlight.

August 11, 2012

Romney's VP Pick of Paul Ryan Puts Spending Debate in the Spotlight

Gov. Mitt Romney this morning announced that he's tapping Rep. Paul Ryan , R-Wis., for vice president, a move that puts the debate over how best to put the nation's fiscal house in order front-and-center in the presidential campaign.

July 26, 2012

Spellings, Alexander Debate Future of No Child Left Behind Act

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings were both big NCLB fans back in 2001, but times have changed. Can two of the biggest names in federal education policy find common ground on NCLB?

July 25, 2012

Rep. Miller: House Should Also Examine Impact of Trigger Cuts

So there was a big hearing today on the impact of looming across-the-board domestic funding cuts, held by the Senate appropriations panel that deals with education spending. Now, U.S. Rep. George Miller of California, the top Democrat on the House Education Committee, is hoping his panel will follow...

June 18, 2012

Deal Discussed on D.C. Voucher Program

The Obama administration had proposed cutting off funding for a District of Columbia voucher program in fiscal 2013, a move that angered conservatives.

June 01, 2012

Friday Reading List: The All-Mitt Romney Edition

By now, ever education blogger has had over a week to hem and haw about Gov. Mitt Romney's education proposals. So if you haven't already, check out these good reads.

May 24, 2012

Campaign Flashback: Romney Praised Obama on Choice, Merit Pay

Presumptive nominee Mitt Romney has said Obama did a good job with choice and merit-pay, and his surrogate, Gov. Jeb Bush has given Obama high praise for standing up to unions.

May 23, 2012

Obama Campaign Responds to Speech By Attacking Romney's Record

The Obama campaign sought to tout the president's accomplishments on K-12, and throw cold water on Romney's record in Massachusetts and his ideas for revamping K-12.

May 23, 2012

Fact Check: Romney Says Obama Stalled on Ed Reform

Some might say that education is the poster child for the Obama "We Can't Wait" initiative.

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