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Obama Honors Teachers Who Bring Tech To Classroom

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is honoring teachers who use technology to help kids learn. Obama says the 10 "Champions of Change" have h...

Sam Stein

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

Pittsburgh Schools Cannot Afford Backward Steps

Nina Esposito-Visgitis | Posted 12.31.2011 | Education
Nina Esposito-Visgitis

The president's proposal to put more people back to work included provisions for teachers who were laid off due state budget cuts -- a situation we deal with daily in Pittsburgh.

Nation's Largest Education Union Endorses Obama's Re-Election

AP | Posted 09.03.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO -- The nation's largest education union has endorsed President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. Members of the National Education As...

Obama Calls For Longer School Year

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barely into the new school year, President Barack Obama issued a tough-love message to students and teachers on Monday: Their year ...

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...

Teachers Criticize Obama School Reform's Reliance on Tests, Charters as 'Bush III'

Washington Post | Nick Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Obama Education Plan Speech: Stricter Standards, Charter Schools, Merit Pay

AP | LIBBY QUAID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama called for tying teachers' pay to student performance and expanding innovative charter schools Tuesday, embr...