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April 25, 2019

Joe Biden, Gun-Free School Zones Champion, Busing Critic, Is Running for President

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.

April 23, 2019

Is Pizza Sauce a Vegetable? Amy Klobuchar Has Changed Her Answer on School Lunch Controversy

Presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., reiterated her change of heart on a controversial issue: whether pizza sauce should count as a vegetable in school lunches.

April 22, 2019

Seth Moulton Said 'Weapons of War Have No Place in Schools.' He's Running for President

Moulton gave a shout-out to teachers "marching for fair pay" and kids "fighting for safe schools" in a video announcing his campaign for the presidency.

April 15, 2019

'Empowering Teachers Means Freedom' Says White House Hopeful Pete Buttigieg

The Indiana mayor's remarks highlight how Democrats seeking the White House are particularly concerned with getting teachers on their side after waves of strikes and protests.

April 08, 2019

Some 'Lawmakers Love Their Guns More Than They Love Their Kids' Says White House Contender Rep. Eric Swalwell

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., wants to see school safety emerge as a top issue in the 2020 Democratic primary as he joins a crowded field of candidates.

April 04, 2019

Do You Like School Salad Bars and SEL? Tim Ryan Does. He's Running for President

Ryan, an Ohio Democrat who was first elected to the House in 2002, says ESSA can help states close achievement gaps, and that there should be more accountability for charter schools.

March 28, 2019

White House Hopeful Klobuchar's $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Targets Schools

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said schools serving large shares of low-income students are in particular need of improvements.

March 26, 2019

Here's How Sen. Kamala Harris Wants to Raise Teacher Pay

Under the plan, states would work with the federal government to gradually give teachers a pay raise, with a special emphasis on high-needs schools, the Harris campaign says.

March 24, 2019

Presidential Hopeful Kamala Harris Promises Teachers a Raise

Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., made her first policy pitch on the campaign trail Saturday: A new federal program to boost teacher pay.

March 24, 2019

Elizabeth Warren: 'It Would Be Pretty Fabulous' to Have a Teacher in the White House

A stump speech, the Massachusetts senator and presidential candidate offered a preview of how 2020 Democratic campaign hopefuls might address K-12 education by mentioning school spending and teachers unions.

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