Education impact from 2012 election results

The 2012 general election is over; what was the impact on education? Locally, Mayor Julian Castro’s Pre-K 4 SA initiative passed. “Local voters decide to put their money on Pre-K 4 SA”, Josh Baugh & Maria Luisa Cesar, San Antonio Express-News,… Continue Reading

A Romney education advisor fills in some details at the convention

At this week’s Republican National Convention, the Hechinger Report interviewed Jim Peyser, a partner at NewSchools Venture Fund and a Romney education advisor. Peyser talked about shrinking the Department of Education and taking out some provisions of “No Child Left Behind”(NCLB)… Continue Reading

Obama and Romney agree on charter schools; some locals do not

Education reform writer Richard Whitmire urges parents to tune out the noise and notice that both President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney agree that we should be building more great charter schools. “Obama and Romney Right to Agree on Charters”,… Continue Reading