In an address to the National Education Association, Joe Biden promised that if he is elected president, teachers will have more say in how education decisions are made.
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July 03, 2020
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The Trump campaign's attack focuses on Biden's vote more than 40 years ago about the tax-exempt status of "white flight" private schools. It echoes criticisms of Biden's record on school desegregation last year.
June 26, 2020
Jamaal Bowman, who until recently served as a public school principal in New York City and is backed by progressive groups, held a substantial lead in the vote count and declared victory over a veteran incumbent in Congress.
June 14, 2020
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June 10, 2020
After a couple years of clashes with teachers in the state, West Virginia Senate President Mitch Carmichael was ousted in Tuesday's Republican primary election by a teacher.
May 13, 2020
At a virtual conference focused on Michigan schools and the coronavirus pandemic, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez blasted what he called the "abject failure" of the Trump administration on COVID-19 testing.
May 13, 2020
The AFT's Randi Weingarten and the NEA's Lily Eskelsen García join Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., on the task force put together by presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.
April 01, 2020
Biden's campaign announced March 31 that the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate backs two local attempts to raise more tax revenue for schools.
March 22, 2020
AFT President Randi Weingarten said in the announcement that the former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate "is with us on investing in public education."
March 14, 2020
The National Education Association endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden late Saturday night, a nod of support that came after he secured a virtually unsurmountable lead for the Democratic presidential nomination.