- House overwhelmingly approves $16 billion cash infusion for VA overhaul
- Obama admin to blame for HealthCare.gov woes, $840M cost: GAO
- Al Gore’s climate-changers at EPA hearings foiled by cool temperatures
- Army’s 3-D printed bombs will create ‘a whole new universe’ of deadly capabilities
- Hamas calls on Hezbollah to join in fight against Israel
- Senators to FIFA, others: Don’t reward Putin with the World Cup in 2018
- U.S. condemns shelling of U.N. school in Gaza
- Obamacare shoots premiums up by 88 percent in California
- Chicken pox outbreak puts illegal immigrant facility on lockdown
- Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop just hatin’ all the time’
Latest Start Items
Like the little boy who cried wolf, the White House has decided that if there isn't a crisis, you can create one and take advantage of it. That sums up President Obama's approach to the looming sequestration.
Politicians staging photo ops with children is nothing new. President Obama stands out, however, for thinking he can grow the middle class with government-run, universal preschool.
Last week, in an advertorial slideshow on ObamaForAmerica.com, the president's re-election campaign introduced "The Life of Julia" about a fictional "everywoman" whose government-subsidized existence is intended to reassure women voters about President Obama's ability to provide for them in an uncertain future.
The expansion in public prekindergarten programs has slowed and even been reversed in some states as school districts cope with shrinking budgets. As a result, many 3- and 4-year-olds aren't going to preschool.
It's the kind of stuff that gives moms nightmares: a machete near a play area, household chemicals accessible to preschoolers, and instructors teaching without a criminal background check.
The recent column titled "Head Start just another failed notion" (Web, Wednesday) is an unwarranted and ill-informed mischaracterization of Head Start's successful, national commitment to providing critical early-childhood education services to our nation's poorest children.
Something very intriguing occurred this week when President Obama made his high-profile pronouncement about education policy. If you read or listened closely, you noticed how adept the president was at channeling predecessors Lyndon Baines Johnson and George W. Bush - and simultaneously, at that.
President Obama unveiled the latest installment of his "we can't wait" campaign against Congress Tuesday, this time issuing new rules governing the early childhood education program Head Start.
The final spending deal struck by the White House and congressional leaders spares the Education Department the deeper cuts sought by House Republicans, according to the agreement reached Friday. =