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Campaign 2016: Complete Blog Coverage

On the Politics K-12 Blog, Alyson Klein and Andrew Ujifusa are covering the twists and turns of the 2016 presidential election. Follow along here. (March 7, 2016)

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08/25 06:54 am | Can Ken Burns Documentaries Replace Teachers? A U.S. Senator Floats the Idea | U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., is apparently a fan of Ken Burns' documentary "The Civil War" and thinks they can do the job typically done by teachers.

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Teachers and their unions should play a greater role in determining who remains in the profession, writes former district superintendent Marc F. Bernstein.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
Angered by cuts to K-12 budgets, low pay, and other grievances, a scrappy group of teachers is attempting to upend Oklahoma's political establishment this election season.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
Both presidential candidates talked about early-childhood issues in high-profile speeches recently, giving advocates hope that the conversation around the quality and affordability of child care and pre-K will continue.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
With the political conventions over, national security and other concerns may tamp down the profile of education in the policy debates leading up to November's presidential election.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
The U.S. Department of Education's top official discusses the Every Student Succeeds Act, equity, and other education issues.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
Our interactive graphic lets you see what Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump have said and done on topics from academic standards to the U.S. Department of Education.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
Recruitment hurdles may loom for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in filling education slots with GOP policy veterans should he take the White House.
May 18, 2016 – Education Week
April 27, 2016 – Education Week
GOP presidential candidate and first-term Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has slammed the Common Core State Standards and made support for charter schools and vouchers a top legislative priority.
April 20, 2016 – Education Week
April 20, 2016 – Education Week

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