Are Romney and Obama's Education Platforms Really So Similar?

In today's post at WHYY's Newsworks, I look at the oft-cited similarities between the education agendas of Gov. Romney and Pres. Obama and compare that to the official GOP and DNC platforms. Think they're all of a sameness? Not really.
The Democratic National Committee got its primetime spin this week as President Obama and other luminaries made a pitch for a second term, a week after the GOP's turn in the sun. This presidential campaign has offered the equivalent of a starvation diet for education mavens, with little or no attention devoted to prime issues of accountability, school choice, and America's daunting internal and external student achievement gaps.
Read the rest here.