Taking the Election to School: Debate Now On Demand

Obama Education Advisor Jon Schnur, right, gestures as Romney Education Advisor Phil Handy, left, listens during their debate at Teachers College Horace Mann Auditorium on the Columbia University campus, Monday, October 15, 2012. Emile Wamsteker for Education Week

Now that the three presidential debates have finally wrapped up, we can focus our attention on education issues surrounding the 2012 election. In case you missed last week’s education debate, Taking the Election to School: Making Education a Focus of Continue reading

Student Opinion on the Presidential Debate


Today The Learning Network, the New York Times’ education blog that provides teaching and learning materials for teachers and students, asked students to submit their opinions on last night’s presidential debates: As you watch the debates on Wednesday night, tell Continue reading

Teach the Election: Examining Presidential Debates


The first presidential debate for the 2012 election is coming up on Wednesday at 6 p.m. here on the West Coast. Hopefully, teachers across America will suggest that students watch the first matchup between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Continue reading