Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton and education

Education Activists Converge on Presidential Debate

Today, in response to a nationwide attack on public education, supporters of high-quality, democratically controlled, neighborhood public schools are holding events at the first presidential debate in New York, demanding that the candidates respond to concerns about school privatization and unfair funding, and releasing a national public education platform. The organizers of the debate protests belong to Journey for Justice Alliance (J4J), a national network of

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K-12 Amendments to Dem Platform: Charters, Testing, Curriculum, and Discipline

Will Senator Clinton really support what Democrats set out in the platform for K-12 Education? Does this allow us to read the tea leaves for what kind of person she will pick for Secretary of Education or will the US be stuck with education reformer favorite John King if Senator Clinton wins the election? Karen Wolfe posted yesterday several platform measures that passed

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The Progressive Magazine: Education needs to be on the agenda at the Iowa Debate

I was recently flummoxed (this really is an underused word in the English language) by the lack of conversation about K-12 education in the recent Democratic debate in Las Vegas. The Progressive Magazine asked me to reflect on the dearth of coverage. Here is the piece they published Why The Democratic Presidential Debate Ignored Education The recent Democratic Party presidential debate in

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