5 Early Education Questions for Tonight’s Debate: The second debate between presidential candidates Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) takes place tonight at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Early education has already emerged as a topic in the first presidential debate. Here are some questions Early Ed Watch would like to see the candidates answer tonight or in the final debate later this month.
Retirement assets down $2 trillion: The top congressional budget analyst says pension plans have lost as much as $2 trillion in the past 15 months.
Minimum wage increases and their effect on employment: Some economists argue that increasing the minimum wage has adverse effects on employment. However, a new study from the Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business reveals that decreased employment may not be so easily tied to higher minimum wages.