Nation Topics - Education Policy
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School reform could take on new meaning if Obama's secretary of education is actually an educator.
Will our next president have the courage to scrap No Child Left Behind?
A new generation of educators, frustrated with ineffective reforms, turns to pedagogy focused on social justice.
The life and legacy of a fiery New York teachers' advocate gets caught in the crossfire of a changing liberal landscape.
The radical corporate overhaul of NYC public schools is draining the soul from education and reducing learning to a series of standardized tests and progress reports.
The problems and promises of Bush's education policy.
The New Orleans school system, re-created in the wake of Hurricane
Katrina, is beginning to look like something designed by FEMA.
Casting himself as tough on school crime as election day nears, Kentucky
Republican Representative Geoff Davis is pushing a measure that puts the
constitutional right of students at risk.
If President Bush and the Republican Congress would close the loopholes on tax
cheats--especially the superrich--there would be ample money to improve
the nation's public schools.
Ann Cooper, gourmet chef turned healthy school food advocate, talks
about becoming a "lunch lady" and what it takes to reform our
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