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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.
July 26, 2019
Kamala Harris promises $2.5 billion for teacher prep programs at HBCUs to improve educator diversity
Presidential candidate Kamala Harris proposed in Indianapolis Friday infusing $2.5 billion into teacher preparation programs at historically black colleges.
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.
Updated July 3, 2019
We asked every Democratic candidate for president about desegregating schools. Here’s what they told us.
After Kamala Harris challenged Joe Biden's position on 'busing,' we asked all the Dem candidates about their positions on school desegregation. Here's what they said.
July 1, 2019
Did busing for school desegregation succeed? Here’s what research says.
The bottom line: Even if busing for school integration was a political failure, it wasn't an educational failure.
June 28, 2019
‘Why Busing Failed’ author on Biden remarks: ‘This sense that communities should only desegregate when they locally decide to do so is farcical’
Delmont, author of "Why Busing Failed," says he was surprised to see school segregation take center stage as Kamala Harris challenged Joe Biden on his anti-busing record.
March 26, 2019
Kamala Harris wants to give American teachers a $13,500 average raise
The California senator’s proposal, outlined by her campaign Tuesday, aims to close the compensation gap between teachers and similarly educated professionals.
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