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Education headlines from Dems’ convention

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

We did a similar roundup of education-related reporting from the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Most links go to brief news stories or short news blog posts:

COVERAGE ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 7

THURSDAY, SEPT. 6

  • Obama sees education as “investment,” not expense, key speakers say. The Hechinger Report
  • Montana schools chief gets convention speaking spot – but doesn’t always agree with Obama on education. The Hechinger Report
  • Comparing, contrasting Obama, Romney education platforms. Education Week
  • As Obama is nominated, Arne Duncan’s speech finesses touchy issues. Education Week
  • Congress’ dysfunction hurting K-12, Colorado’s U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet warns. Education Week

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5

TUESDAY, SEPT. 4

MONDAY, SEPT. 3

  • Democratic platform hails common core, praises teachers. Education Week
  • “Parent trigger” gets the Hollywood treatment in Charlotte. Education Week

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