Fiscal cliff talks: One lousy civics lesson for students

The parties to the "fiscal cliff" negotiations -- namely Congress and the Obama administration -- have presented American's students with one lousy lesson in civics while violating the principles of cooperative learning and failing to follow good work/study habits.

Fiscal cliff: Schools would be affected inequitably

Budget cuts that would occur if the country goes over the "fiscal cliff" in January would be devastating to schools and students but they would not be shared equally. New data shows that sequestration would disproportionately impact disadvantaged youth.

What the ‘fiscal cliff’ means for public schools

ere are some facts about how public schools across the country could be affected if President Obama and Congress don't reach some agreement on solving the nation's debt problem and the country goes over "the fiscal cliff" and "sequestration" takes effect.