At the first ever White House community college summit Tuesday, President Obama announces new grants to help community colleges prepare Americans for new jobs.
But will Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi's suicide make any difference regarding cyber bullying? Will it change the way hate crime laws are applied to sexual orientation?
Could Obama's children get as good an education in D.C. public schools as they’re getting at pricey Sidwell Friends? Here's a look at that question through the experience of one family.
The most somber note in Wednesday's Monitor-sponsored breakfast with reporters came when Education Secretary Arne Duncan was asked about the murders of young people in Chicago.
Standards-based school reform didn't come out of nowhere. It's rooted in the relentless system of grading that we all went through in school.
As students head back to school, educators nationwide are implementing controversial school reform wrought by Arne Duncan. Pushing competitive market approaches and armed with unprecedented funding and support from the president, he is possibly the most powerful education secretary ever.
Glenn Beck will hold a rally at the Lincoln Memorial, exactly 47 years to the day after Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his 'I have a dream,' speech on that spot.
Just 34 percent of Americans give the president an A or B, compared with 45 percent a year ago, a new survey on education says. But the poll also shows more nuanced views of education policy.