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Colorado Senator To Obama: We Need Mobile Army Of 100,000 New Teachers

Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Michael Bennet wrote in a letter to President Obama today that he will propose the "Presidential Teachers Corps" to craft an army o...

Obama Calls For Education "Wake-Up Call"

The Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hours before he announced a compromise with GOP lawmakers on a package deal aimed at bolstering the economy, President Barack Obama emphasized America...

Teacher Reflects On The State Of The Union Address

Sec. Arne Duncan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Sec. Arne Duncan

After President Obama signaled his support for education in his State of the Union address, a classroom teaching fellow for the Department of Education explained what the President's message means to him.

The State Of The Union: No Time To Slow Down On Education Reform

Kati Haycock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Kati Haycock

We need the president to ask more -- not less -- of our students and our schools because, given the state of the union, we have neither a moment nor a child to waste.

The Battle Over Education Spending: Obama Preparing For Congressional Bid

Bloomberg News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

President Barack Obama, who has adopted such traditionally Republican principles as charter schools and teacher merit pay, will meet resistance in a d...

Obama's College Conference Call: President Stresses Importance Of Education | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On Monday, Sept. 27, President Barack Obama led a press conference call with university journalists about the future of young Americans in relation to...

Obama's New Digital Learning Plan: A Killer App

Fred Belmont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Fred Belmont

As a middle school math teacher and a long-time union member, I had heard it all before. As I read Duncan's speech about the National Education Technology Plan, my skepticism evaporated.

Education Nation & Ideological Blindness

Gary Stager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Gary Stager

My greatest concern about Education Nation is the one-sided depiction of both the "crisis" in public education and the "solution" to said crisis.

President Obama Hosts 'Waiting For Superman' Children At The White House (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

On Monday, President Obama hosted the five children featured in the documentary "Waiting For 'Superman' " for a visit to the White House, USA Today re...

Seizing an Opportunity in Education Reform

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Marian Wright Edelman

While the administration has pledged to level the playing field for all children, crucial components of reform are in danger. We must urge the following changes as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is reauthorized.

Obama Hits GOP Proposal to Cut Education Spending

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Offering voters a reason to keep Democrats in power on Capitol Hill, President Barack Obama says R...

Education, What are we Talking About?

Jenifer Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jenifer Fox

If the United States is to improve education, then people will have to simply know more about it.

Summer Learning Essential to Education Reform

Ron Fairchild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ron Fairchild

Quality summer learning programs can help improve outcomes on student attendance, behavior, and course completion -- the so-called ABCs that are critical for high school graduation.

Reimagining Education and Learning in America

Connie Yowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Connie Yowell

The information age is dramatically changing how youth learn, communicate, problem-solve, and participate in society. We need to understand and take advantage of these digital-age possibilities.

Education A Top Concern As Obama Makes Achievement Tour | Posted 05.23.2013 | Impact

President Obama on Monday will highlight his goal of dramatically boosting U.S. college graduation rates and will make the case that his administratio...

Obama Takes On Teachers Unions, Insists On Performance Standards

The Atlantic | Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, President Obama wades in to a controversy that threatens to split one of the Democratic Party's most generous source of donations and activists...

Mr. Holland Won't Get His Final Opus - Where Obama's Education Agenda & Reality Collide

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Wayne A. Miller, Band Director of the A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, FLA., is a real-life Mr. Holland, a music educator whose de...

Harlem Comes To Hungary

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Geoff Canada looks to be taking on the most unusual challenge of his career. The Harlem Children's Zone founder is in talks to bring his cradle-to-college education formula to the Roma (Gypsy) children of Hungary.

Sam Stein

Duncan On Rising Tuition Costs: Students Will 'Vote With Their Feet' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While the White House claims that the president secured a major education reform victory Tuesday by signing into law policy that limits the role of pr...

Obama Michigan Graduation Speech: President's Advice To Class Of 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- In a blunt caution to political friend and foe, President Barack Obama said Saturday that partisan rants and name-calling und...

Obama Gets Rare Praise From GOP On Education Policy

AOL News | Russell Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 28) -- For all of the partisan rancor surrounding President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, there was one domestic a...

Albany Gets an "F" in Education

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Just when it seemed impossible that our opinion of NY's legislature could get worse, it does. Now, it turns out these people can't even pick up free money in the form of $700 million in federal education funds.

Educational Crisis Faces Minority Males

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

If the current trajectory continues, especially among men of color, the overall education level of the overall American workforce will slowly but steadily decline.

Harlem's Miracle Man

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Geoffrey Canada has developed a cradle-to-college educational formula that may enable thousands of minority children to break the cycle of poverty.

What Randi Really Said and Meant

Diane Ravitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Ravitch

Last week, the press reported something that most teachers found unbelievable: Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers, said that teachers should be evaluated by their students' test scores.