Kalamazoo Central High School beat out more than 1,000 applicants to win the Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge. Obama delivers the school's graduation speech Monday night.
The No Child Left Behind Act has crowded out civics learning in America's schools. It's more than memorizing the names of all the presidents, as former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor shows with her "iCivics" computer game. I tried it, and learned something.
The joining of the Conservatives' "big society" concept and the Liberal Democrats' power-distribution ideas may help this British coalition overcome their differences.
The 'starve the beast' strategy – raising spending but not taxes – hasn't cut the deficit.
The state of America’s public schools is given a sobering examination in the documentary ‘The Cartel.’
Readers write in about deficits and taxation, using private money for nuclear power, and the No Child Left Behind law.
A big concern about proposed national education standards for grades K-12 is that they amount to a federal takeover of public schools. Not true. This plan originated from the states, is voluntary, and is backed by 48 governors.
In America's Christian faith, a surprising comeback of rock-ribbed Calvinism is challenging the Jesus-is-your-buddy gospel of modern evangelism.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan took the Obama administration's plans for No Child Left Behind to Capitol Hill Wednesday. Lawmakers were pleased but also had tough questions.