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What is tenure for teachers? Is it a right or is it a terrible problem? Read this article for an unbiased answer to the question, 'What is tenure for teachers?'
Both President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have called for longer school days and years. Is this the way to higher achievement in our students?
Here are five big issues raised by the film 'Waiting for Superman', and a breakdown of why you should care.
For many families, the grade is the goal. But what do those letters really mean? And do they really do any good?
A dramatic overhaul of the federal student loan program is on the way. What does it mean for parents and students? Find out the latest on student loan reform.
The AFT and the NEA are in positions to influence what happens in our public schools, and they continue to draw fire for the woes of the public school system.
Does class size affect student achievement? A recent report in the American Journal of Education suggests it does.
Find out why America may be failing math and what we can do about it.
Merit pay, at least under the Obama administration, is not a passing fad, but is considered an essential component of school reform.
What should a parent do if they learn that their child's public school is promoting or endorsing religious activity?
Should the idea of intelligent design - or at least the mention of its existence - have a place in science curricula? Here's what you need to know.
How does President-elect Barack Obama plan to improve math, science and tech education? Find out here.
President-elect Barack Obama has appointed superintendent of Chicago schools Arne Duncan as the next Secretary of Education.
As President-elect Barack Obama is ready to be sworn into office on January 20th, how can parents get their children excited about politics?
Some are welcoming Sotomayor's confirmation, while others are concerned that she might bring to her new position a particularly liberal judicial philosophy.
Here's what President-elect Barack Obama's plan for early childhood education looks like and what it will mean for young children across the country.
Once a child reaches middle school they no longer need help with reading, right? Wrong, according to the new and improved Striving Readers Act recently introduced in the United States House and Senate
Here's what McCain and Obama's education advisers are saying about the major issues affecting America's schools.
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