While Democratic and Republican teachers may disagree on issues like school choice and education spending, many interviewed at the conventions want politicians to trust them to do their jobs.


A summer reading program in North Philadelphia aims to provide the benefits of literacy to young people, part of a broader campaign to improve students' reading skills.


We caught up with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as she made the rounds.


The shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012 received prominent attention on the third night of the Democratic National Convention, while pre-K and teachers also got nods from speakers.


The nearly eight years of the Obama administration haven't been a cakewalk for the National Education Association. But the union's president, Lily Eskelsen García, thinks things are looking up.


Donald Trump's children and Hillary Clinton's daughter attended expensive private schools. What if all students in U.S. public schools had the same kind of financial resources behind them?


Former President Bill Clinton capped a night of speeches at the Democratic convention making his wife's efforts the centerpiece of the party's case for sending her to the White House.


Two Nevada delegates to the Democratic National Convention, Clark County teachers Jennifer Webb-Cook and Alexis Salt, have a lot in common, except their preferred candidate.


Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont isn't famous for promoting school choice—but that doesn't daunt Wilson Holts, one of his fans in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention.


A new education policy group led by the former secretary wants to ensure that state Republican lawmakers stick to conservative principles as they implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.


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