|11-8-17 Education in the News|
Star Ledger--N.J. election results 2017: Steve Sweeney wins re-election despite battle with teachers union
TRENTON -- State Senate President Stephen Sweeney, the most powerful lawmaker in New Jersey, won re-election Tuesday despite an expensive and bloody effort by the state's largest teachers union to oust him from the seat he's held for nearly 16 years.
Brent Johnson| Updated 3:04 AM; Posted Nov 7, 10:52 PM
Education Week--How Do Trump's K-12 Campaign Promises Hold Up a Year After His Election?
President Donald Trump was elected one year ago Wednesday, promising a huge new school choice initiative, a slimmed down—or nonexistent—U.S. Department of Education, the end of the Common Core State Standards, new tax incentives to cover child-care costs, and more.
So how are those campaign pledges coming one year after Trump's upset presidential victory?
Here's a score card:
Alyson Klein on November 7, 2017 12:25 PM
Garden State Coalition of Schools