Coburn blasts ED for ‘very significant inappropriate behavior in tipping hedge funds on short selling private education’
CREW pushes SEC to investigate short-seller, Obama administration partnership on education regs - TheDC
Watchdog group urges Securities and Exchange Commission to explore connection between Wall Street short-seller and Obama admin
A government agency distorted an official report, apparently in an attempt to support proposed regulations.
Another sign of a U.S. decline? - TheDC
Student test results show China blowing U.S., international competitors out of the water
American students lagging behind on math scores - Bloomberg
Students in the U.S. ranked 25th among peers from 34 countries in math, while China’s Shanghai region topped every country in all academic categories
Critics of for-profit schools are basing their arguments on myths.
For all his talk of reform, President Barack Obama and his allies have it in for anything not part of the government education monopoly.
Are taxpayers really getting soaked by for-profit colleges?
Texas asserts that a state-specific provision inserted into the jobs bill signed last month unconstitutional
Education Secretary Arne Duncan proposes to regulate recruiting at for-profit colleges after a recent report found strong evidence of predatory lending
President Obama missed a major opportunity to speak out, education advocates said Monday, by failing to campaign for Washington D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty
The student loan default rate jumped from 6.7 percent in 2007 to 7 percent in 2008, according to data released today by the Department of Education
Labor leaders, ministers, activists headline Sharpton rally, mock FOX News host
State-driven choice, accountability, teacher quality. As America goes back to school again, let’s remember that these basic notions can transform all schools for all children, if only the right leaders spearhead the change.
Education Secretary’s office hangs up on TheDC over Duncan’s plans to speak at Sharpton-promoted event
Democrats roll dice with education aid vote - FOX News
Democrats plan to pass a $26 billion teacher jobs bill at a time when calls for fiscal restraint are dominating the campaign landscape
The Senate last week passed their own version of the bill, which cuts $12 billion beginning in 2014 from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance, or ‘food stamps, program to help make the measure deficit neutral
'The Amanpour brand' - LAT
After reporting for CNN for the last two decades, Christiane Amanpour is now working for ABC News on Pennsylvania Ave
Daily Caller High is a group of young writers cutting their teeth in the world of political punditry. This week, the authors’ reflect on events of the past few weeks