Tucker: Hoping Clinton rekindles the spirit that pioneered an innovative preschool program
Back when Hillary Rodham Clinton was still an education innovator, the Democratic nominee, then the young first lady of Arkansas, brought to her adopted home state an inspired program called HIPPY, which coaches less-affluent parents who want to prepare their preschoolers for first grade. Former President Bill Clinton gave the program a much-deserved mention in...
By Cynthia Tucker Haynes | August 2, 2016
RNC, DNC Recap: 18 things education experts noticed at the conventions
This article wraps up our in-depth coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. For more analysis and backstage reports from Cleveland & Philadelphia, see our RNC and DNC archives. We knew from the first primary debates last fall that 2016 wasn’t likely to be the education election. Candidates had other pressing things to talk...
By Steve Snyder | August 1, 2016