The Network for Public Education will support political candidates who oppose high-stakes testing, mass school closures, and the "privatizing" of public schools.
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March 07, 2013
September 17, 2012
Obama campaign spokesman Jen Psaki characterized the Chicago teachers' strike as a local political dispute that is not representative of the national debate on education.
September 10, 2012
Mitt Romney says Obama has picked his dog in the fight, but the administration wants to stay neutral.
September 06, 2012
The New Jersey Education Association's vice president doesn't like Race to the Top, but says he still likes President Barack Obama.
September 04, 2012
The official Democratic Party platform highlights the importance of evaluations in helping teachers, as well as the Common Core State Standards.
August 29, 2012
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam supports a Mitt Romney presidency, but he sees wisdom in some of the education-related work of the Obama administration.
September 19, 2011
The nation's two largest teachers unions are among the top 100 donors to the 12 members of Congress who make up the powerful deficit-reduction panel, a campaign-contribution website says.
July 31, 2011
The organizers of the weekend's Save Our Schools March say reaction to their movement has only bolstered their resolve, and their work will continue.
July 29, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan launches a renewed effort to remake the teaching profession, calling for higher salaries, improved performance-based teacher accountability, and a higher bar for those entering schools of education.
July 28, 2011
A four-day gathering in Washington, D.C., of those who say they're fed up with test-driven accountability includes march near the White House on Saturday.