Tuesday, September 4, 2012

What Democratic platform says on education - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post

What Democratic platform says on education - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post:


Answer Sheet


What Democratic platform says on education

Here are portions of the Democratic Party’s 2012 platform that discuss education and school reform.
The platform was approved Tuesday by convention delegates meeting in Charlotte, N.C., to formally nominate President Obama to seek re-election. You can read the education portion of the Republican Party’s 2012 platform here.
From the Democrat Party’s platform:

Delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (Charles Dharapak/AP)
An Economy that Out-Educates the World and Offers Greater Access to Higher Education andTechnical Training. Democrats believe that getting an education is the surest path to the middle class, giving all students the opportunity to fulfill their dreams and contribute to our economy and democracy. Public education is one of our critical democratic institutions. We are committed to 

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