After a presidential primary campaign so far largely devoid of debate on education, the topic could be a decisive one in 2012, according to a new survey sponsored by the College Board, the Huffington Post reports. And the focus on education -- an issue that doesn't cut neatly between Democrats and Republicans -- might prove tricky for former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, whose education policies are similar in substance, if not in tone, to those of President Barack Obama. So far, education has only arisen on the campaign trail when candidates try to bolster their conservative credentials. According...

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