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Education in the 2020 Presidential Race

The 2020 presidential campaign has put key education issues in the spotlight, sometimes in unexpected ways. This interactive Education Week tracker gives you one-click access to where the Democratic and Republican candidates stand on nearly a dozen major education topics including school safety, civil rights, teacher pay, charter schools, education funding, and more, along with biographical detail on each of those seeking the White House. You can search either by topic or candidate. This tracker will be updated throughout the campaign based on what the candidates say and do.

Find more presidential candidate information here:

NOVEMBER 16-20, 2020



Find the Equity Plan for your state here: 

  • Approved State Equity Plan

  • Educator Equity Profile

  • Equity Profiles Data

Resilience: ACES and PACE Score

At the ACTE Vision Conference in San Antonio, Twyler Earl presented information to the Administrative Division on Resilience.  Earl asked questions of the audience that not only raised an eyebrow, but raised the question "how does childhood effect adulthood?"


Click on these links to find out more information about Resilience and ACES/PACES.


SETDA:  Equity of Access. For years, equity of access in education has referred to the ability of all students to receive an education from qualified teachers in buildings that are safe and conducive to learning in a district with sufficient resources that are reasonably equal among other schools in the same state.In short, all students should have an equal opportunity to succeed.  Technology has added another dimension to the equation, as it opens up a much broader and richer array of resources and information.  Equity of access now includes access to devices to use digital content and connect to fellow students, educators and experts throughout the world.  It also means sufficient high-speed broadband to the district, the school building, the classroom and the home.

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