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Education headlines from GOP convention

Two news organizations devoted to education reported from the Republican National Convention in Tampa. In case you missed some or all of the coverage, EdNews Colorado has compiled key headlines from Education Week and The Hechinger Report.

We’ve done the same with education-related reporting from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Most of these links go to brief news stories or short news blog posts:

FRIDAY, AUG. 31

THURSDAY, AUG. 30

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29

  • Of 18 issues in official GOP platform, three deal with K-12 education and two focus on higher ed. Education Week
  • On panel, Republicans argue for more local control of schools and fewer federal mandates while Democrats want opposite. Education Week, The Hechinger Report
  • GOP platform considers school choice a “consumer right.” The Hechinger Report
  • Republican Gov. Chris Christie says Democrats “believe in teachers’ unions. We believe in teachers.” The Hechinger Report

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MONDAY, AUG. 27

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