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What To Watch For At The Democratic Education Town Hall In Pittsburgh (CER in the news)
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Dec 13, 10:03 AM: This Saturday, a consortium of education groups is teaming up with MSNBC to host a forum for Democratic Presidential candidates, centered around education issues. The event kicks off at 9:45 and will run most of the day; it will >
Presidential Forum Organizers Want Education To Be A Key Election Issue
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Dec 13, 10:00 AM: While the Democratic Presidential candidates who will be on stage in Pittsburgh this Saturday agree on many public educatio issues, local organizers say they’ll be paying attention to who can confidently discuss their >
Five Education Questions The Democratic Candidates Should Answer
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Dec 12, 9:56 AM: American children spend more waking hours in school than anywhere else. Educational attainment predicts lifetime earnings at the individual level and economic competitiveness at the national level. States and countries making >
Idea for presidential candidates’ forum in Pittsburgh started in nation’s capital
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Dec 9, 9:49 AM: The conversation that spawned the idea to hold a forum on education for Democratic presidential candidates in Pittsburgh took place months ago at the American Federation of Teachers building in Washington, D.C.
Opinion: Sen. Elizabeth Warren asked black women to hold her accountable, so they did
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Dec 9, 9:44 AM: Despite temporary boomlets for other candidates, former Vice President Joe Biden retains a strong lead in the Democratic presidential primary field. Sen. Elizabeth Warren had her own boomlet a month ago but has faded back to third >
Elizabeth Warren: Parents Should Do More if They’re Unhappy With Their Kids’ Schools
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Dec 6, 9:15 AM: A VIDEO RELEASED BY THE country's largest national teachers union featuring Elizabeth Warren offering a full-throated defense of traditional public schools has put the Democratic presidential candidate in an awkward position with >
Reveiw & Outlook: Bloomberg’s Education Opening
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Dec 6, 9:13 AM: Michael Bloomberg had some good news this week when both the Morning Consult and Hill-HarrisX polls showed support doubling for his presidential run. Though he’s still in single digits— Hill-HarrisX puts him at 6%—there’s room to >
Commentary: Warren’s Insight on Teacher Pay
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Dec 5, 9:19 AM: Ensuring that money makes it to the classroom is only the first and lowest hurdle to clear on the path to education reform. That it is still so difficult points to a deeper truth that Howard Fuller, a former superintendent of >
On school choice, Democrats are the hypocrites | Opinion
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Dec 5, 9:14 AM: Ask most Democrats, and they will claim that it is their party that represents marginalized Americans, and specifically lower income black and Hispanic voters.
Opinion: 2020 Democrats are school choice hypocrites
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Dec 5, 9:14 AM: What’s good for the goose is good for the gander — unless you’re talking about the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and education policy. The majority of the front-runners either attended private schools themselves or sent >
Pittsburgh will host leading Democratic presidential candidates for education forum
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Dec 3, 8:42 AM: Local teachers, parents and students will have an opportunity next week to grill at least seven Democratic presidential candidates on education issues during a forum in Pittsburgh.
Opinion: Charter School Question Cracks the Political Prism, Here and Nationally
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Dec 2, 9:23 AM:

And where in the world did we get all of these young, Republican-seeming white people fighting to rescue black and Hispanic children from what they call the kindergarten-to-prison pipeline? It’s a deeply disturbing jumble, as if >

Jacques: Elizabeth Warren wrong on Michigan charters
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Dec 2, 9:22 AM: Warren, the Massachusetts senator and Democratic presidential candidate, is quite misguided about charter schools — especially charter schools in Michigan.
Opinion: Biden should back school choice. Democratic voters want it and his opponents reject it.
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Nov 27, 8:33 AM: Core Democratic constituencies support the idea, and no Democrat can win without them. The candidate who embraces it will instantly stand out.
Opinion: Liz Warren’s latest lie only deepens her dilemma on education
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Nov 27, 8:31 AM: Progressives like Warren claim to want to help low-income families and minorities, yet they fight tooth and talon against educational choice. Predictably, liberal activists at the Warren rally shouted down the black families, and >
Editorial: Booker breaks from the pack on education policy
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Nov 27, 8:28 AM: That Sen. Booker’s common-sense words make him a heretic in progressive circles tells you all you need to know about where families and students rank among Democratic priorities.
‘No, my children went to public schools’: Warren accused of lying about her children edu
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Nov 25, 9:55 AM:

The 2020 Democrat was confronted by a woman after her Atlanta, Georgia, campaign rally Thursday night who was concerned about school choice. The woman, identified as Sarah Carpenter, referenced reports that Warren’s children >

Column: Democratic candidates want to boost school funding – research shows that will help low
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Nov 25, 9:50 AM: With few exceptions, the various Democratic plans for public education share a common theme: more funding, less privatizing.
Elizabeth Warren honors black women in speech disrupted by pro-charter school protestors
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Nov 22, 9:40 AM: But Warren’s event was thrown temporarily off kilter shortly after it began when a diverse group of adults wearing t-shirts reading “Powerful Parent Network” stood up in the bleachers to chant “Our children, our choice,” in protest >
Georgia leaders, issues come up late in debate
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Nov 21, 9:02 AM: One of the more entertaining ore-debate demonstrations came courtesy of a marching band promoting the Freedom Coalition for Charter Schools. The band parades along Hardee Avenue outside the studio. Kimberley Dukes of the Powerful >

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