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Republicans discuss their favorite teachers

Republicans discuss their favorite teachers

On Wednesday, we told you what the candidates were saying about the Common Core and why the big push to make education front and central in the 2016 presidential election might not pay off. Over at Trail Guide, the Los Angeles Times' blog counting us down to the 2016 presidential election, there's a recap of something from Wednesday's education forum in New Hampshire that made fewer headlines: Republicans discussing their favorite teachers.  An excerpt: "Scott Walker said he recently visited Plainfield, Iowa, where he met with his third-grade teacher, Betty Balsley. 'She really cared for me. She showed this emotional attachment, which...

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