The annual Education Next survey of public attitudes' towards education also affirmed previous polling that there's a divide among Democrats by race over school choice.
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August 20, 2019
August 09, 2019
The former vice president's comment that "poor kids" are just as capable as "white kids," which his campaign quickly said was a slip of the tongue, appeared to play into the stereotype that poverty is a proxy for race.
August 04, 2019
An upcoming proposal from the Trump administration about the Fair Housing Act highlights factors impacting school segregation that go far beyond 2020 campaign debates over "busing."
July 31, 2019
The next president has a responsibility to ensure equity in school resources and student outcomes, Democratic presidential candidates said at a debate in Detroit Wednesday.
July 29, 2019
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July 28, 2019
Trump's statement in late June that his administration would release a policy on school desegregation doesn't square with his administration's past policy moves or the current political climate.
July 24, 2019
The Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman proposed a $500 billion federal fund that would require schools, districts, and states make efforts to drive down educational disparities.
July 21, 2019
The senator and Democratic presidential candidate's brother, who once co-founded a charter school that was forced to close, is in the news after being hired to work on early-childhood education in New Jersey.
July 07, 2019
The National Education Association endorsed Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders early in the last presidential election, angering some members. The union now has a new process for endorsement.
July 05, 2019
Three presidential candidates have pledged to nominate a teacher to the Education Secretary position during a National Education Association forum.