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January 15, 2020

Poll Points to Education as Key 2020 Issue, Especially for Democrats. But Hang On

Among all 16 issues in a December Gallup poll, education had the second-highest share of people rating it as "extremely important" and "very important" at 83 percent.

January 13, 2020

State and Local Affiliates Aren't Waiting for National Teachers' Unions to Endorse Candidates

Sen. Elizabeth Warren won endorsements from the Massachusetts AFT and the Boston Teachers Union, while former Vice President Joe Biden won an endorsement from the Scranton Federation of Teachers. The United Teachers of Los Angeles endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders last year.

January 05, 2020

Ten Education Headlines You Probably Won't See in 2020

From civics and Twitter to Juul and ESSA, these are the headlines that are extremely unlikely to land in your inbox or on your social media platform of choice in 2020.

January 02, 2020

Warren: 'We Are Failing on Our Country's Promise' to Children With Disabilities

A new plan from Democratic presidential candidate and former special educator Elizabeth Warren touches on some glaring issues in special education: graduation disparities, hard-to-access school buildings, and discipline practices that disproportionately affect black, Latino, and Native American students with disabilities.

December 19, 2019

Special Education Funding Gets Moment in Spotlight at Democratic Debate

Advocates for increased federal funding for special education cheered Thursday when the issue was raised on the Democratic presidential debate stage in Los Angeles.

December 14, 2019

Democrats Pledge More Money, Sweeping Change at 2020 Education Forum

Seven Democratic candidates for president promised to dramatically boost funding for public schools, as well as change the federal government's role in education, speaking at a public forum on Pittsburgh on Saturday.

December 14, 2019

Cory Booker Calls for Boost in Education Spending, Support for 'High-Quality Charter Schools'

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker calls for tripling Title I funding, a $10 billion fund to help states design more equitable K-12 spending systems, and an overhaul of the federal charter school program.

December 07, 2019

Amid Black Voter Outreach, Pete Buttigieg Releases Equity Focused Education Plan

Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg wants to ban "for-profit" charter schools, triple Title I funding, and require federal clearance for school district boundary changes.

November 27, 2019

Charter Schools Neither 'Silver Bullet' Nor 'Apocalyptic,' Research Indicates

"In sum, the research results have not lived up to the hopes nor the fears of the advocates nor critics," says a working paper posted by Brown University's Annenberg Institute.

November 24, 2019

Michael Bloomberg Brings Controversial N.Y.C. Schools Record to 2020 Race

As New York City mayor, Bloomberg exercised sweeping control over Gotham's school system. The city adopted new curricula, a new admissions process, and a new system for grading schools, among other changes.

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