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Editorial: The dubious campaign to crush Colorado kids
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Sep 14, 10:05 AM: You’d think LEAP’s huge dose of funding to bolster student achievement would make it clear that it’s a net gain, and a big one, for Colorado public education. Yet, the “no” campaign is attempting to argue that because some of >
Two decades of ECOT political giving detailed in info sent to federal investigators
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Sep 8, 3:08 PM: Campaign finance records turned over in response to a federal grand jury subpoena issued in February 2019 show that Lager and his associates contributed $1.66 million to candidate committees and another $300,000 to political >
Editorial: From recall candidates, no fresh ideas on California schools
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Aug 30, 2:51 PM: Considering that schools are among the biggest swords on which Gov. Gavin Newsom could fall come Sept. 14, you would expect the top candidates vying for the job to have robust plans for how they would improve education.
For Boston mayoral candidates, fixing the school system is personal
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Aug 30, 2:12 PM: The Boston public school system has stumped numerous mayors, who have failed through the years to provide students with everything they need to succeed.
Is 2022 the year Florida parents wake up to school board politics?
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Jun 15, 5:56 AM: Energized by issues like masks and vaccines, some say they’ll be more involved in who sits on the often-overlooked boards.
A charter school comeback? Top NYC candidates support the alternative schools
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Jun 3, 5:31 AM: After years in the wilderness of the de Blasio administration and waning influence in Albany, charter schools are gaining a foothold in the city again — if the race for mayor is any barometer.
Mayoral hopeful Kathryn Garcia backs lifting city charter school cap
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May 25, 8:18 AM: "I do support raising the charter cap because I want every kid to have the opportunity,” Garcia told a virtual candidate forum for charter school parents and supporters on Monday night.
The pandemic and bitter partisanship polarized 2020. Now it’s seeping into school board races.
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May 13, 1:34 PM: Typically low-profile school board races are now playing host to some of the most contentious political battles of the moment.
Opinion: Maryland Democrats have lost their moral standing on education
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May 11, 7:37 AM: Maryland Democrats running for governor can spend the next 18 months discussing their plans to address injustices and closing the opportunity gap. But voters in the state should remember that when schools have unjustly remained >
Pro-Adams PAC run by charter school proponent takes shape as mayor’s race kicks into high gear
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May 7, 7:23 AM: An executive at an organization that lobbies on behalf of charter schools is launching a fundraising effort to boost the mayoral candidacy of Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams — the latest push by special interests to influence >
Colorado education interests spend millions on lobbying.
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May 3, 7:58 AM:

Education interests spent more than $20.5 million to lobby state government from July 2015 through March this year. About half of that came from public universities, school districts and other government education entities >

Editorial: Mayoral candidates a very mixed bag on fixing NYC’s public schools
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Apr 26, 6:16 AM: Mayoral candidate Maya Wiley leads the pack when it comes to hypocrisy on education.
NYC mayoral candidate Ray McGuire supports lifting charter-school cap
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Apr 19, 7:49 AM:

Democratic mayoral candidate Ray McGuire wants to expand the number of New York City charter schools, he told The Post on Sunday.

Charter Schools A Flashpoint In School Board Debate
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Apr 9, 7:20 AM: The first public debate between candidates for the Pittsburgh Public Schools Wednesday evening was a relatively sedate affair, made only mildly contentious by the fact that three of the candidates have children who attended charter >
Jill Underly to become next Wisconsin superintendent of schools
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Apr 7, 5:29 AM: Jill Underly, the Democratic Party-backed superintendent of Pecatonica School District, defeated former Brown Deer Schools superintendent Deborah Kerr Tuesday to become the state’s top education official.
Special interest group spending tops $1 million in Wisconsin schools superintendent race
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Apr 6, 5:25 AM: Special interest groups have spent more than $1 million, mostly on attack ads, weighing in on the April 6 election for Wisconsin's next superintendent of schools, according to tracking by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign.
State Superintendent Candidate Deborah Kerr Wants Students Back In Schools, Supports School Choice
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Apr 1, 7:05 AM: Kerr has worked in schools ranging from private to charter to traditional public schools, and with her most recent role being Brown Deer's superintendent for 13 years.
Deborah Kerr and Jill Underly advance in state superintendent race
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Feb 17, 7:07 AM: Deborah Kerr and Jill Underly have advanced out of the seven-person primary race to become the next state superintendent of public instruction.
7 candidates vying for the state’s top education position emphasize COVID recovery during forum
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Jan 8, 6:32 AM: Seven state superintendent candidates faced off Thursday, in the first online forum ahead of a Feb. 16 primary, on issues such as learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic and how to rectify inequities in public education.
What you need to know about Katie Jenner, Indiana’s first Secretary of Education
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Nov 23, 7:01 AM: Most education officials and organizations sent out notes of support for Jenner's appointment Thursday. Some teachers expressed hesitation on social media after seeing her relatively little experience in the classroom and support >

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