The Answer Sheet: ed department

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/10/2010

Why the Education Dept. should be eliminated -- Wood

School principal George Wood, acknowledging that "it is peculiar for someone who values education to be arguing for what has often been a very conservative position," explains why he thinks the Education Department should be eliminated.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Wood, George Wood | Tags:  ed department, education department, eliminate the education department, george wood, guest bloggers

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 05/02/2010

Education Department changes the music

Elevator music is out at the Department of Education. “Schoolhouse Rock!” is in.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:44 AM ET, 05/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Conjunction Junction, Department of Education, disney and conjunction junction, new music at ed department, schoolhouse rock, schoolhouse rock and education department

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/18/2010

DOE's pistols and shotguns

After writing last week that the Education Department was buying 29 new shotguns, I asked officials there to explain how many weapons it has, who carries them, why, and whether shots have ever been fired in enforcement actions. Here are the answers.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education Secretary Duncan | Tags:  ed department guns, education department