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Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitt Romney's Last-Minute Education Pitch

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.04.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON -- For the last year, education advocates have been trying to get the subject of America's beleaguered public schools onto the agenda of th...

Joy Resmovits

Teachers Union Writes Romney A Faux Valentine

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.24.2012 | Education

Just how much does Mitt Romney love teachers? "I love teachers," he said repeatedly during a spirited exchange in Monday night's foreign policy deb...

Joy Resmovits

Mitt Romney: "I Love Teachers" But The Fed Doesn't Hire Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.23.2012 | Education

Much to the chagrin of moderator Bob Schieffer, Monday night's presidential debate on foreign policy took a decidedly domestic turn. During a conv...

Romney's College Aid Ruse

Robert Shireman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Education
Robert Shireman

The Romney education plan calls for better information so consumers can make good choices. But the scholarship program Governor Romney points to as an example of his leadership failed that basic test.

Joy Resmovits

Does Education Really Reduce Violence? Checking The Candidates' Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.18.2012 | Education

When asked about gun control in Tuesday night's presidential debate, both former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama both change...

Joy Resmovits

From Guns To Schools? Fact-Checking Obama's Education Tangent

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.17.2012 | Education

In perhaps the biggest pivot of the presidential debate Tuesday night, President Barack Obama turned a question about gun violence into an answer abou...

Sam Stein

After Calling For More Teachers, Romney Now Says Hiring Them Won't Help The Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Days after he declared that he wants to put "more teachers" in schools, Mitt Romney criticized President Barack Obama's plan to do just ...

Romney Breaks From Ryan Budget On Pell Grants

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 09.24.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Mitt Romney said he doesn’t agree with his running mate Paul Ryan whe...

Chicago Teachers Strike: Obama and Romney Try to Sort It Out

Richard Brodsky | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The seemingly out-of-the-blue Chicago teachers strike is deeply complicated, very important, and a potential political game-changer. Every question about American education and the presidential race is part of the strike.

Michelle Rhee: How Obama -- Or Romney -- Should Change Education

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 09.06.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Michelle Rhee, former chancellor of Washington, D.C.’s public schools...

Romney Adviser: How Romney Would Take On Unions, Shrink Education Department

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 08.31.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has attempted to make his philosophy about how to impro...

Obama, Romney Battle Over Private Sector In Education

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2012 | Education

By Stephanie Simon WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) - On the campaign trail during the past week, President Barack Obama talked a lot abou...

Obama: Romney, Ryan School Cuts 'Unfair' To Kids, Would Cripple Schools

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.22.2012 | Education

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- President Barack Obama says Mitt Romney's spending cuts would cripple schools while his tax cuts shower more breaks on millio...

Joy Resmovits

Obama Will Hit Romney On Education Record As Governor

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

David Driscoll, who recently served as Massachusetts' education commissioner, remembers touring the state's high schools to promote a new scholarship ...

Joy Resmovits

Biden To Teachers: Romney Thinks You're Selfish

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.03.2012 | Education

Vice President Joe Biden thinks that teachers face a "fullblown assault" thanks to people like Mitt Romney. "I can't think of a candidate for presi...

Education Insiders Dissatisfied With Congress, Disapprove Of Romney's Plan

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 07.02.2012 | Education

All education "insiders" disapprove of the way Congress handles education, according to a new report. The report, called "Common Core, RTT-D, and S...

Romney Won't Use Controversial Word

The New York Times | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

"Voucher" is a fighting word in education, so it may be understandable that when Mitt Romney speaks about improving the nation’s schools, he never u...

Standing on the Shoulders of Schools Around Us

Peter Cipparone | Posted 08.09.2012 | New York
Peter Cipparone

In a divisive education policy conversation which pits one set of schools and politicians against another, educators must lead the charge to learn from other schools. We must stand on the shoulders of those who work alongside us.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Failed To Apply Bain Principles To Massachusetts Higher Education System

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has, in recent days, hailed his experience in the private sector as central to his approach to manag...

Campus Crusade

Paul Stoller | Posted 08.01.2012 | College
Paul Stoller

Mr. Romney's private equity tunnel vision may work well in the clubby atmosphere of the corporate boardroom, but is a prescription for the rapid spread of educational mediocrity.

Romney Distorting Obama Record On Key Issue

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

-- When Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney decried President Barack Obama as beholden to the nation's teachers' unions and unable to stand...

Romney Faces Tough Questions From Black Leaders

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Mitt Romney struggled to find support for his education proposals while campaigning at an inner-city school Thursday, one day aft...

Romney Shifts Focus To Education, Teachers' Unions

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Originally planning to focus on education, Mitt Romney instead reignited the debate over his business credentials on Wednesday, wel...

Group Writes Scathing Report: What Kind Of President Would Romney Be On Education?

Posted 05.04.2012 | Education

President Barack Obama and Republican hopeful Mitt Romney haven't been talking much about education's toughest questions aside from recent attention o...

Sam Stein

Romney Backs Obama's Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Marking the first philosophical convergence of the general election season, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said on Monday t...