The Answer Sheet: Obama vs. Romney

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Will teachers help decide presidential election?

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are about 3.3 million working public school teachers, more than 75 percent of them women. That's a lot of votes and a lot of campaign and get-out-the-vote supporters -- and that's why it is fair to wonder whether the education policies of President Obama and Mitt Romney could have an impact on the November election.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:38 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 10/22/2012

How Lynn University snagged the presidential debate

How does a small, unknown university introduce its brand to 65 million people at the same time? If it is Lynn University in Florida, it snags the last presidential debate in the 2012 election campaign, and spends a year getting ready for its big moment.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:00 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)