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At DNC, Democrats Spoke Out On A Topic That Republicans Mostly Avoided
By LAWRIE MIFFLIN and MEREDITH KOLODNER, The Hechinger Report
Still, they dodged the most controversial issues.
A Serious Step Backward
Jack Jennings is the author of Presidents, Congress, and the P...
Republican presidential candidates are pushing the federal government out of education because of pressures from the Tea Party and other very conservative Republicans. But they do so at peril to the country.
Where Do Republican Presidential Candidates Stand on Education?
Staff writer at The Hechinger Report
As they've made known their views about everything from health care and taxes to abortion and gay marriage, education has thus far been overlooked as a big-ticket issue. But that doesn't mean the leading candidates don't have opinions -- or track records.
Forgetting Our Biggest Special Interest: The American People
Executive Director of Strong American Schools
The media's refusal to question Republican's on education in the most watched debate plays into the kind of patronizing, partisan stereotyping that hurts the political process by disregarding the will of the American people.
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