Beneath the surface, there’s broad disagreement between the 2020 Democratic contenders about education policy specifics, including how to implement and pay for a range of ambitious education proposals.
By Courtney Norris
In other news Tuesday, President Obama presented his strategy for reviving the economy and supporting the middle class, while challenger Mitt Romney began a bus tour throughout Ohio, touting his education policy and hoping to sway undecided Ohio voters to…
One Rhode Island school district took the drastic step of ousting teachers after they refused to implement mandated reforms to boost poor performance. Judy Woodruff takes a look at the reinvigorated clash between education reform plans and teachers unions.
Washington, D.C., schools chief Michelle Rhee closed 23 schools and fired 40 principals last summer as part of an overhaul of the public school system. John Merrow reports on one principal's reaction to Rhee's dramatic approach and how her reform…
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