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Federal Education

A Serious Step Backward

Jack Jennings | Posted 12.24.2011 | Education
Jack Jennings

Republican presidential candidates are pushing the federal government out of education because of pressures from the Tea Party and other very conservative Republicans. But they do so at peril to the country.

Margaret Spellings: Federal v. Local Control In Education

Margaret Spellings | Posted 12.03.2011 | Education
Margaret Spellings

We do need to be clear about the appropriate role of the federal government in education. A lot of hard earned taxpayer dollars are at stake so it's important to get it right

WATCH: An Easy Way To Understand The Federal Role In Education

Posted 10.05.2011 | Education

Figuring out how, exactly, the guys in Washington can have a direct hand in the classroom down the street can be complicated sometimes. In this vid...

'Scraper Bikes' Help Boys Stay In School And Off the Streets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A new style of bikes, called 'scraper bikes,' are helping under-served teenage boys stay out of trouble and stay in school. GOOD Magazine reports, tha...