Morning Bell: Romney Says He Won’t Cut K-12 & Other Debate Takeaways
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President Obama and GOP candidate Mitt Romney after the first of three presidential debates.
Romney: ‘I’m Not Going to Cut Education Funding’ – “Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, in his most detailed comments about education spending yet, pledged during Wednesday night’s debate with President Barack Obama in Denver that he would not cut federal education funding if elected—even as he made the case that he’s the best choice to rein in a mounting deficit.” Politics K-12
The Presidential Debate: Education Issues Break the Surface – “The first presidential debate was peppered with references to education issues, although some of the more controversial topics, such as vouchers and teacher evaluations, barely surfaced.” The Educated Reporter
The Word Not Mentioned in the Debate – “Lots of talk about the middle class. Tax cuts for the middle class. Saving the middle class. Doing more for the middle class. Not one word about poverty.” Diane Ravitch
Martinsville police checking threat at West Middle School – ”Martinsville Police will return to West Middle School Thursday morning after investigating text messages that threatened violence. The school was the scene of a shooting in 2011 that left the community on edge.” WTHR
Stand for Children endorses mostly Republicans – ”The group, which advocates for reform both through a non-profit arm and through a political action arm, has so far mostly pushed to keep education on the public policy agenda and spark conversation about how to make improvements in Indiana’s education system.” Get On The Bus