In March, the California senator and Democratic presidential candidate released a teacher pay proposal. She sought to build her support among educators at a May 6 American Federation of Teachers town hall.
In a Q&A at the Education Writers Association, the education secretary also talked about her school choice initiative and civil rights record.
Candidates that want the National Education Association's seal of approval will have to submit to a video interview and fill out a detailed questionnaire on their views.
Bennet has a long record in education policy. He kicked off his career as Denver schools chief and put his stamp on the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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.
A draft bill released by House Democrats seeks notable increases for educators' professional development, English-language learner programs, social-emotional learning, and more.
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.
Last month, House Democrats blasted President Donald Trump's proposal to cut 10 percent from the Education Department's budget and eliminate more than two dozen programs. Now its their turn with the budget.
A Beltway think tank's report indicates while some state education leaders feel they are getting a handle on school improvement and evidence under the Every Student Succeeds Act, many worries persist.
As a U.S. senator and vice president, Biden focused on preschool, gun-free school zones, and the Obama administration's response to the Newtown, Conn. school shooting in 2012.