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May 18, 2019

Bernie Sanders' Education Plan: Unions and Desegregation Win, Charters Lose

Bernie Sanders' sweeping vision would establish a $60,000 minimum salary for teachers, while clamping down on charters and boosting efforts to desegregate schools. It's hard to see a lot of it becoming a reality.

May 16, 2019

Do Democrats' School Diversity and Integration Ideas Match What Advocates Want?

"We need meaningful solutions to dismantle racial and socioeconomic segregation in America's schools," said Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, the author of one of the two bills addressing integration and diversity. Do advocates think her ideas go far enough?

May 16, 2019

Bill de Blasio, Who's Expanded Pre-K, Sparred on Education, Seeks Presidency

The New York City mayor has pushed universal pre-K, championed a controversial school turnaound program, and picked a schools chief backing a divisive effort to diversify selective high schools.

May 14, 2019

Steve Bullock, Who Called It 'Absurd' to Arm Teachers, Runs for White House

Mont. Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democrat who's served as the Big Sky Country's governor since 2013, has also supported the teaching of Native American languages and better internet for his state's schools.

May 13, 2019

Raise Teacher Pay, Fight Segregation, Rebuild Schools: One 2020 Candidate's Big Education Plan

Julián Castro is making a big bet that a bold vision for education can lift his numbers in the 2020 presidential polls.

May 07, 2019

Democrats Seek to Cut $40 Million From Federal Aid to Charter Schools

Charter schools would take a nearly 10 percent cut in the House appropriations bill, a sign that disdain for charter schools has grown as a political force among Democrats.

May 01, 2019

Here's How Education Budget Plans From Trump and House Democrats Stack Up

We now have two pretty different visions, one from Donald Trump and one from House Democrats, for what federal education spending should look like for fiscal 2020.

April 29, 2019

Defying Trump, Democrats Propose $4.4 Billion Boost for Education Spending

A draft bill released by House Democrats seeks notable increases for educators' professional development, English-language learner programs, social-emotional learning, and more.

April 29, 2019

Pelosi, Schumer Pitch for Infrastructure Spending Includes Schools

For some time, Washington observers have thought Democrats and Trump might team up to push through an infrastructure spending bill. But so far, it hasn't materialized.

March 24, 2019

Elizabeth Warren: 'It Would Be Pretty Fabulous' to Have a Teacher in the White House

A stump speech, the Massachusetts senator and presidential candidate offered a preview of how 2020 Democratic campaign hopefuls might address K-12 education by mentioning school spending and teachers unions.

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