Topic: George Miller
Some 300,000 teachers and others might lose their jobs this year as administrators make difficult school cuts. One union launched a campaign on National Teacher Day to highlight the issue.
05/04/2010 08:51 pm
Many presidents now sign historic legislation – like the healthcare bill – with multiple pens. Twenty-two isn't even close to the record, in fact.
03/24/2010 08:15 pm
The Obama administration is proposing fundamental changes to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education reform policy, such as dropping the strict yearly progress goals.
03/15/2010 09:00 pm
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday that the stimulus has yielded between 600,000 and 1.6 million new jobs. But the stimulus's overall economic impact is uncertain, it said.
12/01/2009 12:00 am
To pass a healthcare reform bill, addressing abortion is necessary in order to get the support of conservative Democrats. Lobbyists for Catholic bishops were part of the negotiation.
11/07/2009 12:00 am
Everyone should have the opportunity to go to college, but fairness demands that students themselves – not taxpayers collectively – pay their way.
07/17/2009 01:00 am
The goal is to help 5 million people earn degrees and certificates, especially displaced workers.
07/14/2009 01:00 am
Next up for new regulation: The Obama administration plans to reform securities at heart of the economic crisis.
06/16/2009 01:00 am
The legislation will increase spending on federal community-service programs by 25 percent.
04/21/2009 01:00 am
The business community says the bill, which makes it easier for workers to unionize, would be a job killer.
03/11/2009 01:00 am