UPDATED WASHINGTON—Presumptive GOP nominee Gov. Mitt Romney called today for making federal funding for special education and disadvantaged students portable—meaning the money would follow students to any school their parents choose, including a private school. Under his proposal, p...
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May 23, 2012
May 22, 2012
Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his education advisers have been mulling a beefed-up role for school choice using federal funding.
May 22, 2012
The presumptive GOP presidential nominee releases his list of education policy advisers, including a former U.S. Secretary of Education and a current state schools chief.
April 27, 2012
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April 23, 2012
Mitt Romney, the presumed GOP presidential nominee, is on board with the president's proposal to temporarily freeze interest rates on student loans. That could put him at odds with some congressional Republicans worried about the cost of the proposal.
April 17, 2012
So presumed GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is taking a bunch of flak for telling a room full of campaign donors that he'd slim down the U.S. Department of Education if he were elected president. In fact, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat and backer of President Barack Obama, ca...
April 10, 2012
Santorum provided the biggest moment on education so far in the presidential campaign, when he called President Barack Obama a "snob" for pushing policies to ensure every student is prepared for college.
April 09, 2012
Memo to Gov. Mitt Romney's team of education advisers: We've heard you have a little problem winning over the ladies (by which we mean attracting female voters.)
April 04, 2012
Voters want to hear the candidates' talk more how they plan to address issues like school funding and college affordability, according to a College Board survey.
March 21, 2012
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, the godfather of the reformey-minded Chiefs for Change and an education force in statehouses around the country, has endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for president.