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Democratic presidential candidates from left, former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, and former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee take the stage before the CNN Democratic presidential debate on Oct. 13 in Las Vegas.
—David Becker/AP

K-12 a Minor Topic in First Democratic Debate

While there was some discussion about college costs, the Democratic candidates for president did not delve far into big K-12 topics like testing, teacher evaluation, or how to improve low-performing schools. (October 21, 2015)

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February 9, 2016 - Education Week
In participating in public discourse, scholars have a responsibility to the truth above all else, writes Jay P. Greene.
January 12, 2016 - Education Week
A Republican's win in the Kentucky governor's race could shake up the political climate for common core in that state, and a Mississippi funding measure goes down to defeat.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
Discord in Jefferson County over performance pay for teachers and other controversial measures leads to voters' support of recall of three conservative board members.
November 6, 2015 - Education Week
While there was some discussion about college costs, the Democratic candidates for president did not delve far into big K-12 topics like testing, teacher evaluation, or how to improve low-performing schools.
October 15, 2015 - Education Week
A half-dozen White House hopefuls talk common core, teachers' unions, and the federal role in K-12 at a New Hampshire event.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
The education policy stakes surrounding races in Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi are high and could have an impact on the national discussion about common-core standards.
August 18, 2015 - Education Week
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Louisiana Gov. Bobbie Jindal, and real estate developer Donald Trump are now in the running, each with their own views on education issues.
July 7, 2015 - Education Week
Three new Republican candidates have tossed their hats into the ring for the 2016 presidential contest: Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, and Mike Huckabee.
May 12, 2015 - Education Week
Hands-on, technology-enhanced learning can help students become more interested and involved in the political process, writes Jean MacCormack.
March 17, 2015 - Education Week

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