Speaking to the American Federation of Teachers, former Vice President Joe Biden warned that a lack of sufficient federal funding would force state and local layoffs, including elimination of teaching jobs.
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July 30, 2020
July 18, 2020
Schools need more funding and clear federal guidelines to reopen safely in the wake of the COVID-19 shutdowns,former Vice President Joe Biden says.
July 03, 2020
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.
June 29, 2020
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
Districts around the country are considering calls to remove police from schools. Will those calls become a campaign issue for President Trump and Vice President Biden, two men who've championed school resource officers?
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.