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Obama on Education

Go Over the Edge? Only for the Children...

Suzan McDowell | Posted 09.02.2013 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

Why would anybody in their right mind willingly go Over the Edge of the Miami Marriott Marquis? Oh yes, the old "it's for the children" routine. Yet, ...

Early Learning on Speaker Pérez's Budget To-Do List

Catherine Atkin | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Catherine Atkin

With California's economy rebounding and the state budget stabilizing, we now face a critical choice about how to invest in our future.

President Proposes Landmark Investment in Early Learning

Catherine Atkin | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Catherine Atkin

As a bellwether for innovation and home to one out of every eight children in America, California will play a vital role in fulfilling the president's vision for early learning.

Joy Resmovits

No Preschool For You, Some States May Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's "Preschool for All" initiative in his 2014 2014 budget proposal is billed as a way to make sure every American child can atte...

Joy Resmovits

But Big Tobacco Doesn't Want To Pay For Preschool

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

Though President Barack Obama's administration hasn't formally released its 2014 budget, one component is already facing resistance from the tobacco i...

Joy Resmovits

Obama's 'Pre-School For All' Only Guaranteed For Some

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama visited an early education center in Decatur, Ga., Thursday to make his case for dramatically expanding pre-school access. Aft...

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Obama Signals Shift By Zeroing In On Educational Margins

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

During Tuesday night's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama proposed several major education initiatives, including a big push to expand...

Joy Resmovits

Arne Duncan: Toll Of Student Deaths 'Untenable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, in a forthcoming interview with Bloomberg Radio, reiterated his plans for a big push on early childhood educa...

Ed Today: Obama's Inaugural Education Mentions, Test Prep Bankruptcy

Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.24.2013 | Education
Joy Resmovits

So There Was An Inauguration... As you might have heard, this weekend, President Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term. And at the inauguration, he gave a speech. The Washington Post's Valerie Strauss teased out O's references to education. (Hint: There weren't many. For the most part, Obama lumped in education with other domestic policy issues in need of reform). More here from Politics K-12.

NYC Teacher Evaluation Stalemate, White House Assessing Big Push On Early Education: Ed Today

Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.20.2013 | Education
Joy Resmovits

Obama 2.0? As part of the Huffington Post's series on Obama's second term ("The Road Forward,") we reported out this story on his plans. The White House and Education Department have so far been pretty tight-lipped about their plans, but a few little birdies told us that they're cooking something up on the early education front. See here for more.

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The Road Forward: White House Assessing Major Preschool Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

Arne Duncan, President Barack Obama's education secretary, has a slogan that summarizes his tenure and the view of his mission that he shares with his...

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...

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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...

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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...

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Romney Adviser Calls Head Start 'A Social Experience'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.18.2012 | Education

NEW YORK -- When it comes to the nuts and bolts of education policy, a topic that ranks high among the concerns of female and Latino voters, Mitt Romn...