Readers write about the importance of seeing the bigger issues surrounding the AIG bonus scandal, why improving No Child Left Behind would improve education, play areas in restaurants, and college students who earn their A's.
Education trends from other nations are gaining cachet as political and educational leaders strive to bring American schools in line with the demands of the 21st-century global economy.
Readers write about why professors should not be called upon to rescue newspapers, why the US should teach its students to think critically, and what universities should really spend their money on.
The $789 billion plan cuts taxes and shores up safety net. But how long will its benefits last?
About a quarter of the new money is aimed at low-income pupils, to help with the achievement gap.
Federal construction money is OK; No Child Left Behind isn't.
Never in polls has one president experienced such highs and lows in job approval.
No Child Left Behind and Medicare expansion were bold strokes. On global warming, he moved glacially.
Readers write about whether college is necessary for every American student, and looking for new solutions to America's educational problems.