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“Everyone rushes to their own corners,” Rotherham said. “It’s exasperating.” Even Education Secretary Arne Duncan has noticed. He opened a September speech to the National Press Club by decrying “all noise
Progressives and unions say a primary in Connecticut last week shows momentum is turning against the corporate-backed charter-school movement. In the world of education reform, Paul Vallas is a superstar.
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A year ago, Julie Barber came close to a nervous breakdown. Her son, Jack, who is four, has autism, and she felt overwhelmed by his demanding behaviour. "He was having two-hour meltdowns nearly every says
Some insurers pulled out of the exchanges required by the Affordable Care Act as the Oct. 1 launch approached, leaving an uneven patchwork of providers. So few insurers offer plans on some of the new health
BOSTON -- College graduates struggling to repay their student loans should have an easier time getting their debt eliminated if they go into bankruptcy, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said Saturday. laid
It's not my intention to belittle the government shutdown or the political showdown underway between President Obama and the GOP, but more often that not, America's fickle news media is dominated by one
When the next phase of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) kicks into gear January 1, 2014, each state will be required to offer its residents access to health care insurance through an online marketplace, referred
Premiums in the health insurance exchanges set to open next week will be lower than anticipated, the Obama administration announced Wednesday. According to a report released by the Department of Health
The drumbeat is hard to miss: Our schools are failing. Public education is in crisis. Our students are falling further and further behind. The rhetoric comes from the left and right, from educators and
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