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September 08, 2012

Capturing the Democratic Convention

This Storify draws from Edweek coverage of the Democratic National Convention and reaction on social media to capture some of the highlights of the week in Charlotte, N.C.

September 07, 2012

Obama Warns of Ed. Cuts, Touts Vision on K-12

President Barack Obama says his economic policies would better protect schools and students than those of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

September 06, 2012

Film Traces Students' Political Aspirations

The documentary "Follow the Leader," which was shown at the Democratic National Convention, depicts the maturation of three youths' political beliefs.

September 06, 2012

N.C. Superintendent Wants Ed. Progress to be Nonpartisan

North Carolina's June Atkinson appreciated convention remarks about education by San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt.

September 06, 2012

Charlotte Students Conduct Their Own Convention Analysis

Students at Charlotte's Endhaven Elementary school examine the Democratic convention's impact on their community, from business and security to traffic.

September 06, 2012

Luminaries in Convention City Advocate for Arts Education

Former federal officials and others tout the academic and economic-development benefits at an Americans for the Arts Action Fund event.

September 06, 2012

NJEA Official Sees No Rift Between Teachers Unions, Obama

The New Jersey Education Association's vice president doesn't like Race to the Top, but says he still likes President Barack Obama.

September 06, 2012

Congress' Dysfunction Hurts K-12, Senator Warns

There's plenty of K-12 policy action nationally, but Congress can't take much credit, says U.S. Sen. Michael Bennett, D-Colo., former Denver schools chief.

September 06, 2012

As Obama is Nominated, Duncan Speech Finesses Touchy Issues

Education Secretary Arne Duncan steered clear of mentioning charter schools, merit pay, and school turnarounds, policies at the core of the Obama administration's agenda.

September 05, 2012

Convention Youth Press College Access, Affordability Theme

Young attendees at the Democratic convention say there is an enthusiasm gap on the issue of college access and cost between their party and the GOP.

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