Zephyr Teachout, the Democratic candidate in New York's 19th district, opposes high-stakes testing and the common core, while GOP candidate John Faso is a big charter school fan.
The union had heard that Joel Klein, the former New York City School chancellor, was working with the campaign, and it was not pleased.
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Teachers have seen an uptick in bullying in schools thanks to GOP nominee Donald Trump's rhetoric, said his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton at the debate in St. Louis.
Denise Juneau, the Democratic Montana superintendent of public instruction who's seeking the state's at-large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, has rejected tying tying teacher evaluations to test scores and school turnaround strategies promoted by Washington.
A federal audit examined 33 schools in six states and found several examples of conflicts of interest, related-party transactions, and insufficient segregation of duties—all controls designed to prevent fraud.
Last month, the department released "Supporting School Reform by Leveraging Federal Funds in a Schoolwide Program." It specifies how schools can use federal money to drive comprehensive turnaround efforts under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Vice-presidential nominees Tim Kaine and Mike Pence have long records on education. But neither of them talked very much about them in their first and only debate, at Longwood University in Farmville, Va.
We took a look at how schools in Virginia and Indiana stacked up on the "nation's report card" during the years that Tim Kaine, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, and Mike Pence, the Republican vice-presidential pick, were in their governors' mansions.
The National Education Association says Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric has led to an increase in school bullying. But one researcher says it's too soon to draw that conclusion