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Union boss doesn’t care for Obama’s education chief

Union boss doesn’t care for Obama’s education chief

The president of the nation’s second-largest teachers union said Friday that President Barack Obama’s education chief has turned his back on the concerns of educators and parents, but she stopped…

Michelle Obama to graduates: ‘Stay hungry’

Michelle Obama to graduates: ‘Stay hungry’

A hunger for education should continue beyond graduation and should be used to guide and inspire “the next generation of geniuses,” first lady Michelle Obama said Saturday. In her commencement…

Education debates draw both Bush, Clinton

Education debates draw both Bush, Clinton

Their presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton keep bumping into each other. Bush and Clinton were taking the podium Monday…

GOP leaders meet to try and resolve education discord

GOP leaders meet to try and resolve education discord

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and two top Tennessee Republicans are meeting at an upscale Nashville hotel Wednesday to discuss education policies that have caused divisions within the GOP around…

Obama in Miami to promote education agenda

Obama in Miami to promote education agenda

President Barack Obama is beginning a new effort to help students take the first step toward getting a college education. During a visit to a Miami high school on Friday,…

The election that Democrats lost big time a week ago

The election that Democrats lost big time a week ago

Which is the most important result of Tuesday’s election? A. A Republican governor won a landslide election in a blue state. B. A Democrat was elected governor in a purple…

Americans don’t know a hell of a lot about religion

Americans don’t know a hell of a lot about religion

A new survey of Americans’ knowledge of religion found that atheists, agnostics, Jews and Mormons outperformed Protestants and Roman Catholics in answering questions about major religions, while many respondents could…

Obama laments technology, shallowness of information age

Obama laments technology, shallowness of information age

President Barack Obama lamented Sunday that in the iPad and Xbox era, information had become a diversion that was imposing new strains on democracy, in his latest critique of modern…