What the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates say about education

Chalkbeat: Education is hardly the only issue driving the 2020 presidential campaign. But policies affecting schools and students are emerging as some of the most talked-about.

Within the crowded field of Democrats seeking to unseat Donald Trump, some candidates are reckoning with long-standing stances on education issues — including Cory Booker, who has downplayed his past support for charter schools on the campaign trail. Others, such as Kamala Harris, are formulating wide-ranging education policy plans for the first time. Bernie Sanders, meanwhile, has distinguished himself by taking an aggressive stand against charter schools.

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