Topic: Joe Williams
Former D.C. schools chancellor Michelle Rhee, famous for battling teachers' unions, creates Students First to forward her education reform priorities.
12/06/2010 07:21 pm
Louisiana and Colorado, two states lauded for education reform, didn't make the cut in Round 2 of the Department of Education's Race to the Top grants. Some experts were puzzled.
08/24/2010 07:51 pm
Legislation in Colorado would put teachers on probation based in part on student scores on standardized tests. It’s part of a trend around the country that teacher unions find threatening.
05/07/2010 06:49 pm
Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Thursday that 15 states and the District of Columbia are finalists for Race to the Top education grants. The winners will be chosen in April.
03/04/2010 06:53 pm
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.
11/04/2009 12:00 am
From sharecropping childhood to the election of a black president, Mississippi bluesman Honeyboy Edwards has a long story.
01/14/2009 12:00 am
His pick for Education secretary, Chicago's Arne Duncan, faces a divide among Democrats.
12/18/2008 12:00 am