The Answer Sheet: Poverty


Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 09/14/2011

Public education's biggest problem gets worse

The number of American children living in poverty just got worse — 22 percent — and that has big implications for school reform.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:18 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Poverty

Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 01/25/2011

Obama’s faulty education logic: What he said and failed to say

Someone should have told President Obama that there were important contradictions in the education portion of his State of the Union address before he delivered it to Congress.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:15 PM ET, 01/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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