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Back in our July/August 2005 issue, we aired a debate about Hillary Clinton’s electability as a presidential candidate. Carl M. Cannon said she could win and Amy Sullivan argued that, while it was not proven that she could not win, she wasn’t a good bet for the Democrats. Of course, they were thinking about the... Read more »
Many don't trust the media. This can help change that.
This convention marks the turning point.
One Mississippi youth court judge says he wants to be bored – like the Maytag man.
Increasing financial support for children and their families should be the starting point.
In a regular election, he wouldn't get a speaking slot. This is no regular election.
No president before him has had the popularity and moral credibility to give a speech like this.
"This year, in this election, I’m asking you to join me – to reject cynicism, reject fear, to summon what’s best in us; to elect Hillary Clinton as the next President of the United States."
Today in education news.
U.S. diplomats abroad are watched, bugged, and intimidated. We shouldn't let Vladimir Putin get away with it.
Greg Sargent outlines President Obama’s role at the Democratic Convention tonight. While this signals that Obama, too, will make a positive case for Clinton as his successor, it also suggests that he plans to attempt a comprehensive indictment not just of Trump, but of Trumpism. The suggestion that he is optimistic about the country’s... Read more »
It wasn't all that hard.
“Russia, if you’re listening: I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing.”
There’s no shortage of outlets and reporters covering education goings-on in Philadelphia this week — Politico’s Morning EDU & EdWeek’s PoliticsK12 being the most obvious. The Seventy Four is there, too. (See EdWeek’s roundup of who’s there and what they’re trying to do here.) So far as I’ve seen it’s all been solid, workmanlike stuff... Read more »
More than just a science lesson.
During and after the first night of the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, Donald Trump tweeted response attacks during the speeches of Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. But as Aaron Blake points out, he was notably silent during Michelle Obama’s. Show More Summary
He gets no credit for meeting extremely low expectations.
The party has now done two things people said couldn't be done.
Today in education news.
Can she unite the party’s opposing sides?