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2016 Campaign Connection

Your roundup of the 2016 Presidential Campaign from PBS, NPR and across public media. Connecting you to in-depth reporting and analysis on the candidates and the issues this election year.


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NPR Election Coverage

Reporting on Education

Clinton's plan for America's students
NPR

Clinton's plan for America's students

For nearly as long as she's been in the public eye, Hillary Clinton has counted the well-being of children among her defining causes.

Why teachers see this election as a high-stakes mine field in the classroom
PBS NEWSHOUR

Why teachers see this election as a high-stakes mine fiel...

If Donald Trump were in school, many of his comments would earn him a trip to the principal’s office, according to many educators across the country.

Chart: Where do the presidential candidates stand on education?
PBS NEWSHOUR

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
PBS NEWSHOUR

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.

PBS NEWSHOUR

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

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.

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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."

NPR

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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New York NOW | Podcasts

Cuomo Associates Charged with Bribery, Fraud

A former Cuomo Administration official is among those named in a criminal complaint by US Attorney Preet Bharara...

MSNBC's Steve Kornacki analyzes the 2016 Presidential Race.
Investigative journalist Wayne Barrett reflects on his decades covering Donald Trump.
Clinton and Cruz visit upstate; discussion of newly-enacted state budget.
What does Trump's ascension in the presidential race mean for the State Republican party?
Revisit Hillary Clinton's first run for public office in 2000.