Ed-lection 2012

Under sequestration, automatic federal budget cuts will take place in 2013 unless the U.S. Senate, House and president agree
It's a question teachers are asking, with some hoping to see a course correction. Dennis Van Roekel, president of the National
The measure increases the sales tax by one-eighth of a cent, generating about $31 million a year for the Pre-K 4 SA initiative
"It was a mandate to basically say that Tony Bennett isn't a good person who doesn't like public education," Bennett added
Bennett, a Republican, had emerged as a national leader in the bipartisan education reform movement. He pushed to grade schools
By 2012, only nine states do not allow for the creation of charter schools, which are publicly funded but can be privately
"It's clear the Obama administration will continue to make education a priority," said Jeffrey Henig, a political scientist
With one eye on the country's next president, voters in several states were also casting their ballots for strong local issues
As voters cast their ballots today, those with an eye on education are keeping tabs on where states are leaning on the numerous
And in middle and high schools elsewhere, issues like better school lunches, amount of homework and number of school trips
As election day neared, education has emerged as an unexpected star in the campaign for president. Its issues wiggled their
In a push to encourage voter turnout, Manhattan Country School's 5- and 6-year-olds are asking you to "Vote for Me Until
The campaigns repeated their respective arguments that their candidate would be the one to repair the country's school system
"If I'm president of the United States, instead of just giving lip service to improving our schools, I will actually put
This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Florida: A ballot initiative in Florida, if passed
Ritz describes Bennett’s policies, many of which rely on results from high-stakes standardized testing, as part of a “pass
"I think we all love teachers," Schieffer interjected. Romney has tried to close the youth gap between himself and Obama
The contribution fits into the broader picture of non-Republican education groups supporting measures that don't directly
Many of Frank's most dedicated volunteers are retired teachers, who have more time to give. The OFT held a summer training
"We're making sure that we are putting into our curriculum occasions where students are actually seeing themselves not only