Hillary's bold plan for higher education

Over recent decades, two fundamental challenges have made higher education more and more unattainable: states cutting their investment in public colleges and universities, and soaring student debt as costs rise and colleges shift more and more of the burden to students and their families. This week, Hillary Clinton laid out a bold plan—the New College Compact—that would tackle these two issues head on.

Exciting news about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Now that the House and Senate have passed their own versions of legislation overhauling the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and its last version, the No Child Left Behind Act, we are closer than we have been in more than 14 years to getting relief from the testing madness and the "sanction, close and punish schools" climate of the past decade.