Tag: Republicans and education reform

Paul Ryan: ‘Education reform is urgent, and freedom is the key’

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s major speech in Cleveland this week focused on combating poverty through community-based efforts rather than governmental programs. It also touched on he and Mitt Romney’s plans for expanded school choice. Here are the prepared remarks in full. Here are the excerpts that addressed education reform. Even[Read More…]

Education factions battle at the DNC

The battle for the soul of the Democratic Party, at least in the area of public education policy, was on full display yesterday at two panel discussions organized by Democrats for Education Reform. (Full disclosure:  I am DFER’s Florida coordinator.) The first panel consisted of Democratic state legislators from Colorado,[Read More…]