A total of $100 billion in stimulus money has started going to education. A new study by the Center on Education Policy looks at the education reforms that some states are now embracing.
In speech Wednesday, Obama touts his $4.35 billion bid to reshape education in America. Schools nationwide are eager to compete for Race to the Top funds.
Fatherhood and parental duty get a push from the Obama team during a series of fall forums. But concerns about government intervention make some conservatives wary.
The 2009 math scores reported by NAEP, a national assessment, represented the first time since 1990 that no gains were made.
The president says schools that prioritize his agenda will get the cash. State and education officials are wary, but they need the money desperately.
About a quarter of the new money is aimed at low-income pupils, to help with the achievement gap.
His pick for Education secretary, Chicago's Arne Duncan, faces a divide among Democrats.
Among the potential changes: college at 16, teacher-run schools, and state exams with assignments.
A growing chorus of business and education-reform advocates are hoping the next president will create a ‘Sputnik moment’ for education.
Minorities and the poor make the most progress, narrowing the performance gap. Are federal reforms working?