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Education Reform Now, Not Later

LaVar Young | Posted 11.09.2011 | Education
LaVar Young

In the midst of the vindictive, partisan rhetoric now filling out airwaves -- from the economy and health care, to the upcoming presidential election -- I wonder: what about education?

Race To The Top Program Threatened, Teacher Jobs In Jeopardy

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Last summer, the Obama Administration announced unprecedented funding for education reform in the form of a new program called Race To The Top. The in...

California's Charter Schools Earn a Failing Grade on Civil Rights

Gary Orfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Gary Orfield

Both President Obama and the California State Board of Education must enforce civil rights policies. And they should also fairly consider other school choice options, instead of just focusing on charters.

Sam Stein

McCain Defends Britney Ad | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During a town hall meeting in Wisconsin on Thursday, Sen. McCain defended his campaign ad painting Barack Obama as a self-obsessed celebrity along the...