The Role of Education In Moving The Milwaukee Economy Forward

July 17, 2008 | Blog

An interesting report on Moving The Milwaukee Economy Forward was released in early June by the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute…

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Obama Said What About Education????

July 15, 2008 | Blog

Obama is giving a pretty good speech to the NAACP right now, and Liam and I were just sitting here…

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Poll: Education *Not* A Top Issue for Voters?

June 25, 2008 | Blog

Last week I wrote this post entitled Poll: Education A Top Issue For Voters. Oh, well. Today, a new national…

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Poll: Education A Top Issue for Voters

June 18, 2008 | Blog

This post may signal my emergence from a flooded Badger hole here in moist Wisconsin (as well as from nearly…

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Obama on Teacher Quality

May 29, 2008 | Blog

While teacher quality didn’t make into much of the media coverage of Senator Obama, the topic was featured prominently in…

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Obama On Education

May 29, 2008 | Blog

There are two stories in today’s papers on Senator Obama’s plans for education as the Democratic presidential nominee. (Has Clinton…

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$29 Billion Buys You A New Education System?

April 25, 2008 | Blog

On Wednesday the Forum for Education and Democracy released a proposal to “transform the federal role in education.” The conveners…

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Education Missing in Latest Presidential Debate

April 18, 2008 | Blog

Tom Shales wrote a spot-on column (“In Pa. Debate, The Clear Loser Is ABC”) in today’s Washington Post slamming moderators…

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American Idol Goes to "Africa"

April 13, 2008 | Blog

A recent National Geographic Society-Roper Public Affairs geographic literacy study of American 18-to-24 year-olds found that more than six in…

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The Education of Obama

April 10, 2008 | Blog

Over the past several weeks, three particularly interesting articles have been written about Barack Obama and education policy. The Huffington…

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