6/3/2010 1:44 PM ET
The paper's education reporter Sam Dillon again worries about the "hodgepodge" that results when states, as opposed to the federal government, control what's taught in schools: "The United States ...
3/11/2010 2:28 PM ET
A front-page story by Sam Dillon pushes uniform standards for pubilc schools nationwide, and buries the ideological edge of the issue: Conservative opposition.
3/8/2010 1:31 PM ET
Even Barack Obama agrees with a Rhode Island school board that fired all its teachers, but the Times fires a warning shot from the left: "Officials at the two unions, the National Education ...
9/9/2009 1:28 PM ET
Sam Dillon reports on "classrooms cheering" on President Obama's nationally broadcast address to schoolchildren, dismisses the "conservative firestorm" as paranoid and scrapes up anecdotal ...
9/8/2009 11:01 AM ET
After getting wrong a quote from conservative journalist Mark Steyn in a hostile front-page story, the Times runs a correction.
7/2/2009 1:51 PM ET
Education reporter Sam Dillon doesn't question using the economic "stimulus" money for funding summer school classes facing the budget ax.
12/17/2008 1:46 PM ET
Education reporter Sam Dillon only talks to liberals who argue that massive pre-school spending by the federal government would be a wise investment: "...experts are debating how best to improve ...
9/10/2008 7:20 AM ET
An education story acknowledged the existence of Bill Ayers, an Obama colleague and cofounder of the violent terrorist group Weather Underground.
9/18/2007 11:12 AM ET
Guilt by association: "Tuscaloosa, where George Wallace once stood defiantly in the schoolhouse door to keep blacks out of the University of Alabama...."