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Republicans, Democrats, and the White House are all calling for change to the outmoded No Child Left Behind law.
We don't know how it will be paid for. We don't know how much it will cost.
Public education for toddlers is a public-policy no-brainer, but funding issues and questions of quality hamper the advocacy efforts.
Former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley says the governor-approved standards should not have been part of federal grantmaking.
Community volunteering teaches the same soft skills that employers need.
Subject-specific elementary school teachers can alleviate stress and encourage deeper curriculum.
Economists say the monetary benefits would more than pay for the interventions to bring disadvantaged kids up to speed.
No one is happy with the final Education Department regulation designed to stop excessive student debt at for-profit colleges.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced that computer science would be required in the city's high schools.
New research shows preschool is popular with Republicans and Democrats alike, but enrollment has stalled.