These two teachers want to influence education policy, and they want Hillary Clinton to hear from more than just unions or reformers.
Naveed Amalfard and Luke Villalobos were in Los Angeles on Wednesday to jump-start efforts around a political action committee, a group that can raise money on behalf of candidates. They call themselves America's Teachers.
Until now, most lobbying efforts around education have come from two sides: teachers unions and the so-called reformers who oppose them.
The new group wants to unite the Democratic base and avoid the issues at the center of the party's education split.
The PAC strategy is similar to how education...