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Reporting on Education

Chart: Where do the presidential candidates stand on education?
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Chart: Where do the presidential candidates stand on educ...

As part of our determined effort to keep focused on candidates’ pledges, beliefs and what they mean, this week we turn to how Americans teach and learn.

How Clinton and Trump plan to tackle education as president
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How Clinton and Trump plan to tackle education as president

Hillary Clinton has spent decades talking about the needs of children and touting the benefits of early education. It’s a new subject for Donald Trump.

Could a Hillary Clinton presidency spark a preschool evolution?
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Could a Hillary Clinton presidency spark a preschool evol...

For the first time in U.S. history, Americans may be about to elect a president whose signature issue is early childhood.

Skills training is having a moment
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Skills training is having a moment

In a recent speech at a manufacturing plant in Michigan, Hillary Clinton got big applause for this line: “A four-year degree should not be the only path to a good job in America."

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A program for preschoolers gets a convention bounce

At the Democratic National Convention this week, Bill Clinton gave a shout-out to a program called Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youth.

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Convention delegates want to know if Clinton would mirror...

Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, loves to tell voters that her administration would pick up the policy baton from President Barack Obama.

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What did Mike Pence do for Indiana schools as governor?

Just how much does he have in common with Donald Trump when it comes to schools and education? Definitely not nothing. Let's take a look.

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