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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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Reporting on Education

DeVos finalizes ethics disclosure ahead of confirmation vote
PBS NEWSHOUR

DeVos finalizes ethics disclosure ahead of confirmation vote

Education Secretary pick Betsy DeVos has finalized her financial and ethics disclosures, paving the way for senators to vote on her confirmation next week.

The civil rights divide over charter schools
MARKETPLACE

The civil rights divide over charter schools

In the last six years, enrollment in charter schools has grown by more than sixty percent.

Charter schools have an ally in Betsy DeVos
MARKETPLACE

Charter schools have an ally in Betsy DeVos

At a rally near Grand Rapids, Michigan earlier this month, Betsy DeVos said it was “time to make education great again in this country."

Post-Election Bullying?
MetroFocus

Post-Election Bullying?

We take a look at how the Trump presidency is inciting bullying in schools.

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.

Clinton unveils anti-bullying plan for schools
MARKETPLACE

Clinton unveils anti-bullying plan for schools

Hillary Clinton outlined a proposal to dole out $500 million in federal funding to states that agree to develop anti-bullying programs.

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New York NOW | Podcasts

Plan 2014: Managing Water Levels

The US and Canada adopted a water management plan for Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River that was years in the...

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.