Howard Blume -- Both candidates want test scores to be part of teacher evaluations, support extra pay for effective instructors and back the growth of charter schools. One difference is Romney's support for vouchers.
Los Angeles school officials are examining whether three students who flunked a required course should have been allowed to make up the class in a few days at another campus and then return to graduate with their classmates.
Howard Blume -- In "Waiting for Superman," which opens Sept. 24 in Los Angeles and New York City, Guggenheim vies to do for education reform what "An Inconvenient Truth" did for global warming: raise awareness, make people care and push toward a solution. But this latest docu-editorial will divide some of his biggest fans.