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September 12, 2019
How the Democratic candidates talked about charter schools and school segregation in Thursday night’s debate
The leading Democratic candidates illustrated the divide in how they think and talk about charter schools at the debate in Houston.
Updated August 30, 2019
6 of the 10 leading Democratic candidates say they will boost teacher diversity. Here’s how.
While the Democratic candidates generally agree that the next president should do something to expand America’s pool of teachers of color, how they’d do it varies.
July 31, 2019
Biden, Harris reprise school integration dispute during second Democratic debate
Michael Bennet, the Colorado senator and a former Denver schools superintendent, chimed in to point out that this debate isn't just about the past.
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July 31, 2019
The other school funding divide: States with more poor students tend to spend less, creating hard-to-fix disparities
A key driver of school funding inequity is one that is harder to see and might be harder to fix: massive differences in spending between states.
July 25, 2019
‘Giving students an equal start’: Democratic presidential candidates push for pre-K at Indy conference
Five 2020 Democratic presidential candidates pointed to education as a tool for accelerating economic growth in urban communities and fighting voter suppression Thursday.
July 11, 2019
What it means when Democratic frontrunners say they support the Strength in Diversity Act
Candidates who support the bill are signaling that they believe school segregation is a problem and that the federal government should play a role in fixing it.
July 5, 2019
Catch up: Four takeaways from the Democratic presidential forum on education
The next education secretary must be an educator, many said, and Warren criticized high-stakes testing despite disagreeing with unions on that in the past.
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