Paul Krugman's recent quip - that the Republican leadership has adopted the slogan "Kill the Future" to counter Obama's "Win the Future" slogan in his State of the Union address - gets truer every day.
These problem teachers - who openly flout the law - aren't discussed by Fox News or right-wing politicians.
Is today's corporate elite meaner than capitalists and wealthy families of the previous era? Perhaps, but there are more fundamental reasons for their behavior.
CHICAGO - Can anyone beat Rahm? That's the question on the minds of many Chicagoans as the Nov. 22 candidate petition-filing deadline for mayor of the nation's third largest city fast approaches.
WARNING: "Waiting for Superman," the new film by David Guggenheim, might be injurious to public education.
$800 million is a lot of money but in comparison to the total federal budget of $3.6 trillion is represents less than .00022 percent. So why is Education secretary Arne Duncan fighting so hard to keep $800 million?
Ever since the November elections, the New Jersey middle class has been under attack from their newly-elected governor, Chris Christie.
A couple of months ago, I heard Joel Klein, head of New York's Department of Education, blame the teachers' union contract for the fact that there are a lot of Jewish holidays on the school calendar
The crisis in U.S. public education is beginning to read like something out of the theater of the absurd.
According to a proposed bill in the Florida state Senate, teachers will no longer have tenure in the upcoming school year, and it would introduce so-called merit pay.