GOP delegates from around the country will gather in Tampa on Monday to anoint the ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. Conventional wisdom is that education issues of the moment – school choice, accountability, teacher quality – will get little attention from Republicans more interested in scarfing down the red meat of Obamacare and deficit reduction. But a keynote speech on Tuesday by our very own Governor Chris Christie and a just-announced education offensive from the Obama campaign could change that menu. Maybe, just maybe, education reform will get its place in the Tampa sun.Read the rest here.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Are Romney and Ryan on the Same Educational Ticket? Whither Chris Christie?
My post today at WHYY Newsworks addresses Gov. Christie's keynote at the GOP Convention next week, particularly the gap between his educational agenda and the Republican ticket. Add that to Pres. Obama's "offense on education" and you get some pretty tricky dance moves: