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The problem with making education a campaign issue

The problem with making education a campaign issue

Former CNN host Campbell Brown wants to make education a key issue of the 2016 presidential election.  And she's not alone. Save the Children plans to spend $16 million to make early childhood education a campaign issue.  Easier said than done. While it may be true that six GOP presidential hopefuls spent the better part of Wednesday discussing education with Brown at a forum in Londonderry, N.H., and the event’s hashtag, #edsummit15, was a top trending topic on Twitter, education has far more hurdles to jump over beyond money and publicity to top the campaigning charts.  Parents tend to think of education as an issue about...

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