education reform

Cuccinelli Declines to Defend McDonnell's Failing Schools Law Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has declined to defend one of Gov. Bob McDonnell's signature education reform laws in court, saying he agrees with critics that it is unconstitutional.
Va. Legislative Panels Back Teacher Evaluation BillA major component of Gov. Bob McDonnell's education reform package has easily cleared two legislative hurdles.
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and EnergyToday on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and EducationWhen it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.
Obama: I Was 'Mediocre' Student, Denounces 'Teacher Bashing'In an interview addressing the education issues facing the country’s education issues, President Obama managed to criticize both his Republican adversary’s reform ideas and his own student work ethic.
Council Finds States Weakening Teacher Tenure America's public school teachers are seeing their generations-old tenure protections weakened as states seek flexibility to fire teachers who aren't performing. A few states have essentially nullified tenure protections altogether, according to an analysis being released Wednesday by the National Council on Teacher Quality.