The American Federation of Teachers kicks off primary season by throwing its muscle behind the former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State.
Recently in Hillary Clinton Category
July 11, 2015
June 15, 2015
The Democratic presidential candidate wants to give every 4-year-old in America access to high-quality preschool over the next decade.
June 08, 2015
It's hard to discern the shape the Democratic candidate for president's K-12 policies might take from her rhetoric on standards and assessments.
April 12, 2015
The former U.S. Secretary of State and first lady's record on teacher issues, standards, and early education could offer clues to her 2016 presidential edu-platform.
March 06, 2015
Clinton voted for the law as a senator, but by the time she ran for president in 2008, was critical of what she saw as its punitive nature.
August 27, 2008
The Democrats for Education Reform have apparently arrived on the convention scene.
June 11, 2008
For the American Federation of Teachers, Hillary Clinton's concession on Saturday means that it's time for the union to repair any lost love and throw its full support behind Barack Obama. Although the Obama campaign will certainly appreciate the AFT's organized foot-soldiers, the union will have to...
April 29, 2008
If Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton weren't in a fierce political battle for their party's nomination, then students like Brian Griffin and Kaci Gardner probably wouldn't have gotten so involved in the campaign. Growing up in a state like Indiana—as I did—you realize that presidential...
March 24, 2008
....who would it vote for? Turns out, that's not such an absurd question, because ED in '08 chairman Roy Romer is a superdelegate. Although ED in '08 has struggled to raise the level of dialogue about education, it may have some leverage since Romer, a former Democratic national chairman, is a su...
March 24, 2008
The AFL-CIO—a traditional Democratic ally—hasn't decided who to campaign for. Leaders are reportedly torn between Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., and Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill. But, they know exactly who they want to campaign against: presumptive Republican nominee Sen. John McCain...