by R. L'Heureux Lewis onSeptember 29, 2010
Thanks to the highly hyped documentary Waiting for Superman, and President Obama's recent plug for education, making over our country's troubled schools is the topic du jour. Problem is, there's no one formula for success.
January 10, 2013
As we count down to a second term, a look at his approach to the achievement gap.
by Hillary Crosley onJanuary 3, 2013
Experts explain that poor teachers and barriers to resources fuel an academic achievement gap.
by Charles J. Ogletree Jr. onNovember 1, 2012
Your Take: Obama's reforms put our children's future on the right track. Romney would derail them.
by Cynthia Gordy onMarch 29, 2011
One year after the first round of Obama's education-reform program, it's clear that there is no silver bullet for success. But the winners say their plans are worth a try.
March 14, 2011
In a soaring education speech, President Obama called for shattering the "No Child Left Behind" status quo. But some public education experts doubt whether his actual policies make the grade.
by Cord Jefferson onOctober 28, 2010
As part of The Root's series about how President Obama's policies affect African Americans, we take a look at the administration's initiatives regarding education.
by Cord Jefferson onJuly 29, 2010
The National Urban League, the NAACP and other civil rights groups blasted the president's $4.35 billion education program earlier this week. Today President Obama had his say. He didn't hold back.
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