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North Carolina Teachers Sue Over New School Voucher Law

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

In North Carolina, the battle over school vouchers is heating up. A group of plaintiffs sponsored by the bipartisan North Carolina Association of ...

NOW Panel Discusses State Of Public Education, Real Implications Of Romney's PBS Comments

Posted 10.11.2012 | Education

MSNBC's NOW panel on Wednesday discussed Mitt Romney’s infamous Big Bird comments and his wavering views on education, as well as the two schools of...

Louisiana Voucher Program Includes Schools That Teach Creationism, Reject Evolution

Posted 07.31.2012 | Education

Public dollars in Louisiana's landmark new voucher program will go toward sending children to schools that teach creationism and reject evolution, the...

Number Of Homeless Veterans Reportedly Declined Last Year

AP | By KEVIN FREKING | Posted 02.11.2012 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- Homelessness among the nation's veterans declined by about 12 percent during a one-year period ending January 2011, the Obama administra...

School Choice Advocates Hope To Build On Gains

| Bill Lueders | Posted 11.25.2011 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. This is the third of a three-part series by Bill Lueders exam...

How The Walmart Family Heirs And Others Are Changing The Face Of Education

| Bill Lueders | Posted 11.20.2011 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. This is the first of a three-part series by Bill Lueders exam...

WATCH: Ex-Economic Adviser On Ryan's Budget: 'Robin Hood In Reverse'

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.22.2011 | Business

Jared Bernstein, Vice President Joe Biden's former economic advisor, agrees with Republican Congressman Paul Ryan on Wisconsin being a nice place to p...

Public Funding for Private Schools -- How Can I Ask Parents To Accept Less Than I'd Want For My Kids?

Michelle Rhee | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education
Michelle Rhee

As many traditional districts around the country are seeing, giving parents choice in the form of charter schools and private scholarships forces districts to improve to keep their students.