Saturday, February 28, 2015
education
Summit on violent extremism

College Tuition Hits Home For Obama

The high price of education is personal for the president.

February 24, 2015
Patty Murray

Tough Slog Ahead In Congress For No Child Rewrite

Can Republicans and Democrats get together to fix the education law?

February 17, 2015
Copies of US President Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget proposal are available for sale at the Government Publishing Office Bookstore in Washington, DC, February 2, 2015

Deep-Sixing 529s Could Add Up To Zero For Tax Overhaul

Is tax reform already dead in Congress?

February 3, 2015
Dartmouth Hall

Dartmouth College Bans Hard Alcohol On Campus As Part Of Reforms

Find out how Dartmouth College hopes to take the lead in fighting sexual harassment and violence.

January 29, 2015
Nancy Pelosi

Obama Drops Proposed Tax Increase On College Savings Plans

Pressure from the left caused the White House to drop a proposed tax hike.

January 28, 2015
Obama visits Lawrence, Kansas

Free Tuition At Community College Should Just Be The Start

Expanding access to education isn’t a socialist redistribution plot — it’s common sense.

January 27, 2015
Obama LCCC

Unraveling The Myths Of Community College

Opponents of President Obama’s community college plan should try visiting one.

January 22, 2015
US President Barack Obama speaks in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015

Obama Moves To Lift Legacy, Party’s 2016 Outlook With Tax Plans

President Obama is shifting his agenda to the left in the fourth quarter of his presidency.

January 19, 2015
US President Barack Obama speaks in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015

The Community College Cause

Why enemies of inequality should love President Obama’s new education plan.

January 12, 2015
US President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One prior to departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, January 7, 2015

Obama Proposes Plan To Make Community College Free For Everyone

Inside the president’s plan to change the face of higher education.

January 9, 2015
Pritzker School, Chicago

Chicago Public Schools Inspector General: Employee Orchestrated $870K Billing Fraud

Find out how an employee bilked Chicago schools of nearly $1 million.

January 5, 2015
Patty Murray

Patty Murray Switches Senate Committees To Work On Family Issues

The liberal leader and former teacher is turning her attention back to education.

January 2, 2015
US allocates a whopping $65 million for new Guantanamo school

U.S. Allocates A Whopping $65 Million For New Guantanamo School

The base with the most expensive prison in the world will soon have one of the most expensive schools.

December 30, 2014
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush looks on prior to speaking at the 2014 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, DC, November 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)

Jeb Bush Faces Common Core Fight

How education could cause a fatal split between Jeb Bush and the right wing.

December 29, 2014
A Pakistani soldier stands guard as parents leave with their children near the site of an attack by Taliban gunmen on a school in Peshawar, on December 16, 2014

Children Among 130 Dead In Taliban Attack On Pakistan School

Get the latest on the horrifying school attack in Pakistan.

December 16, 2014
School Bus

Are Charter Schools Segregating America’s Education System?

How charter schools could represent a step back for civil rights.

December 12, 2014
University of Virginia

‘Rolling Stone’ Casts Doubt On University Of Virginia Gang Rape Story

More problems are arising with the blockbuster story.

December 5, 2014
charles koch2

North Carolina Education Department Used Koch-Funded Group For Proposed History Lessons

Would you want the Koch brothers teaching your kids?

December 4, 2014
Bill Cosby

Cosby Steps Down From Temple’s Board Of Trustees

The embattled comedian is out from the seat he’s held for 32 years.

December 1, 2014
Texas flag

Texas Panel Approves Controversial Textbooks Over Democrats’ Concerns

Democrats are crying foul over “biased” new curricula.

November 21, 2014
Texas

Texas Education Board Postpones Action On New Textbooks

The Texas State Board of Education has decided not to make any decisions about new textbooks until publishers have completed all changes to the books.

November 19, 2014
AFP Photo/Jay Directo

FCC Chief Wants More Money For High-Speed Internet Access At Schools

73 percent of schools in rural districts do not have any schools that meet FCC guidelines for high-speed Internet access, but FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has a plan to change that shocking statistic.

November 17, 2014
afp photo by david ryder washington school shooting

Most Recent School Shooting Shows Need To Reach Troubled Teens Online

Researchers and organizations are targeting social media sites as possible points of outreach for troubled teens.

November 5, 2014
PutinSchoolBooks

Putin Gives History A Rewrite

Meanwhile, in Russia…

November 3, 2014
Obama 10-19

Obama Administration Rules Target For-Profit Colleges

Find out how the Obama administration is protecting vulnerable students.

October 30, 2014