The administration's education "blueprint" discards some of the No Child Left Behind law's much-criticized features, but keeps or adds others that teachers, their unions and other public school advocates oppose.
Privately-run, publically-funded charter schools are pushing out successful public schools in competition for scarce resources, leading to more segregation, more inequality.
The Obama administration is proposing major changes to the nation's No Child Left Behind education law.
When it comes to zero tolerance policies and disciplinary action for schoolchildren, where do you draw the line?
Parents in New Haven, Conn., tell the school board it must provide translators at parent orientation meetings, raising the issue of language and equal education access.
Teachers, students and allies tell New Mexico lawmakers 'no cuts' to education.
In a much-anticipated speech, President Barack Obama delivered a back-to-school address to nearly 56 million students, K-12th grade, nationwide Sep. 8th, live from Wakefield High School in Arlington, Va. Most of the country's 15,000 school districts were prepared to show the speech, which was made available Monday from the White House.