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January 21, 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris, Who Called Arming Teachers 'Ridiculous,' Launches White House Bid

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., who has spoken about the link between education and public safety, announced Monday that she's joining the crowded Democratic presidential field

January 16, 2019

Sen. Gillibrand, Who Called DeVos the 'Wrong Choice,' Seeks White House

The junior senator from New York, Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is a big fan of computer science and career and technical education. Gillibrand also voted for the Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015.

January 16, 2019

Democratic Presidential Contenders Rush to Praise Striking L.A. Teachers

Democratic presidential candidates and potential contenders are rushing to embrace the Unified Teachers of Los Angles in their fight for more resources for their classrooms.

January 14, 2019

Julian Castro Promises 'Pre-K for the U.S.A' in Announcing Presidential Bid

Julian Castro, who helped broaden access to pre-kindergarten as mayor of San Antonio, announced last week that he's seeking the Democratic nomination for president.

January 03, 2019

Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee Seeks White House; Has Opposed Charters, Backed DACA

Inslee has consistently pushed for more education funding in Washington state to pay for things like teacher raises, all-day kindergarten, and early child care.

January 02, 2019

Elizabeth Warren, Who Said 'America Is Failing Its Teachers,' Running for President

The Massachusetts Democratic senator was an outspoken opponent of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' confirmation, and has even started a "DeVos Watch" section of her website.

November 11, 2018

The 2020 Presidential Field and Education: Your Very Early Cheat Sheet

The 2020 presidential election is right around the corner. And there's a good chance that education could be a higher-profile-than-usual issue in what's shaping up to be a large and unwieldy field of potential candidates.

July 28, 2017

Early-Childhood Education Fan Rep. John Delaney Running for President

Rep. John Delaney is the author of the "Early Learning Act" that is designed to help states move towards universal pre-kindergarten.

June 28, 2017

What Would a Mark Zuckerberg Presidential Run Mean for Education?

Even a speculative, dark-horse Zuckerberg run could have implications for education policy, in part because the Facebook mogul plans to pour billions of dollars into K-12 education.


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