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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



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