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Trump evades education question in Detroit debate

A few words came from Donald Trump regarding education at the 11th Republican presidential debate in Detroit Thursday. A few.

US colleges favor the wealthy, not the smart

It may not be a new idea, but wealth inequality has taken on life in current presidential debates. The issue resonates with voters in both parties.

N.H., in snowstorm, declares Trumpian Sandstorm

It was a good night in New Hampshire for Donald J Trump and Bernie Sanders. Not so good for Hillary Clinton or Jeb Bush.

Jeb Bush follows Common Core trajectory

Jeb Bush may soon end his run for president, but some of his ideas are worth talking about, no matter who becomes the leader of the free world.

Gov. John Kasich on education-related issues

Republican candidates for president this year have limited qualifications. John Kasich, the only reasonable one in the bunch, has a few unsavory positions.

Dr. Ben Carson writes prescription for education

The education plan put forth by the Republican presidential candidate earlier this month has a few holes and inconsistencies.

N.M. judge stops value-added teacher eval

A preliminary injunction will prevent N.M. from taking any consequential action based on test scores, until a trial takes place in the spring.

3 die in Colo. Planned Parenthood shooting

A shootout at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs left at least 3 dead and more than 10 injured. The suspect (terrorist) is in custody.

Weekly national school snapshots, Nov. 6

Data privacy and the 2016 presidential campaign dominate national school news headlines for the most recent week.

Failing schools bring out voters, but unequally

Inequity is promoted, not reduced, when school accountability results label schools as failing: voters turn out in White districts, not in Black.