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New Poll Data Buoys Public Ed Advocates

October 2, 2014 | Politico

With a month to go before midterms, the activists at Democrats for Public Education are urging candidates to speak up — loudly — about their support for neighborhood schools. DPE gave Morning Education a sneak peek at new poll data


‘Dems for Public Ed’ Releases Poll Showing Overwhelming Support for Public Schools

October 2, 2014

Today, Democrats For Public Education (DPE) released the results of a national voter survey recently commissioned on public schools and public education. Conducted by Harstad Strategic Research – a Colorado-based firm which worked on President Barack Obama’s 2008 election and 2012 re-election – this poll shows how voters back public education in large numbers.


Op-Ed from Democrats for Public Education Co-Chair Donna Brazile – “It’s All About The Children”

September 3, 2014 | Uexpress.com

by Donna Brazile August 28, 2014 ••• “It’s all about the children.” Time and again, we hear this refrain from everyone who ever talks about education, from every angle. It’s been the purported basis of speeches, documentaries and now lawsuits.


Tammy Baldwin joins group advocating for public education

August 29, 2014 | Madison.com

A new national organization aimed at advocating for public education will announce Thursday the addition of a second member of Congress from Wisconsin to its leadership team. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., will be named as a co-chair of Democrats for


Stacey Abrams joins national group boosting public education

August 29, 2014 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams is getting a boost to her national profile. The Atlanta Democrat is the latest politician to join Democrats for Public Education, a nonprofit set on boosting K-12 systems. Other co-chairs include Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and