Education Reform

Marco Rubio Wants to Be a Republican Wonk. He's Failing.
June 25, 2014

He has some smart ideas, but refuses to admit their underlying tradeoffs.

Marco Rubio Doesn't Like Jeb Bush's Plan To Fix Schools
July 30, 2013

Early last week, one of the groups tasked with designing tests to accompany the new K-12 education standards known as the Common Core released an estimate of what its final product would cost, and all hell broke loose.

Reforming Michelle Rhee
Running the show in D.C. didn't work out. Now in Tennessee, she's hoping cash is king.
July 08, 2013

John DeBerry Jr., a veteran House member in Tennessee, has never been fond of fundraisers. Handshakes, not dollars, make the difference in his stretch of Memphis, where he has been campaigning the old-fashioned way for nearly 20 years.