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Talking about education in the US election 2016

Update 23.11.2016
Betsy DeVos named as nominee for education secretary in Trump administration.

Update 09.11.2016
Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on the occasion of different speeches with a microphone.
Candidates to the US presidential election 2016: Hillary Clinton (on 21.03.16) and Donald Trump (on 10.02.11).
Copyright: Gage Skidmore, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, derivative: N. Cohen CC BY-SA 2.0

On the 8th of November 2016, the next presidential election will take place in the USA. After eight years in the White House, Barack Obama will leave the office for a new president to come. This year`s election could again make history, just as Obama`s election as the first African American president of the United States did in 2008. This year, a woman could be elected president of the US for the first time – the candidate of the Democrats, Hillary Clinton. But the election campaign is still ongoing, and her Republican rival Donald Trump has been giving her a hard time during the battle for the White House.
Immigration, terrorism and the gun law have been some of the main issues of the electoral campaign. This prompted the German public broadcasting radio station Deutschlandfunk to publish a report in their education programme titled: "US election campaign: No interest in the issue of education" [courtesy translation]. Still, education could be an issue knowing for example that Donald Trump...

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So, what do the candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have to say about education? Does it appear in their electoral programmes at all? How can their positions be compared to each other? How are the media reporting about it? And for whom do the big teacher and educational associations take a stand for?
You will find answers to these questions in the following sections of our dossier:

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Category Category Category Title Source/Author Remarks/translations
Candidates` positions
Hillary Clinton – Issues: Education Hillary Clinton Official Website
Candidates` positions Donald Trump – Positions: Education Donald Trump Official Website
Candidates` positions Comparing the candidates 2016 presidential candidates on education Ballotpedia – The Encyclopedia of American Politics
Candidates` positions Comparing the candidates 2016 Presidential Candidates` Higher Education Proposals National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Candidates` positions Media reports Donald Trump Releases Education Proposal, Promoting School Choice New York Times 08.09.2016
Comparing the candidates
Candidates` positions Voices from the educa­tion­al sector Time to choose: Clinton and Trump offer vastly different education visions Education Votes (National Education Association – NEA) 29.10.16
Comparing the candidates Candidates` positions Sharp differences between Clinton and Trump on education The Associated Press 10.10.2016
Comparing the candidates Candidates` positions Media reports Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton: Where They Stand on Education New York Times 08.09.2016
Comparing the candidates Candidates` positions Media reports For the Record: Where Trump, Clinton stand on education USA Today 20.09.2016
Comparing the candidates Comments / Opinions Media reports Trump, Clinton double-team charters: Column USA Today 08.08.2016
Media reports
Articles on Donald Trump in the University World News University World News
Media reports Articles on Hillary Clinton in the University World News University World News
Media reports US-Wahlkampfthema Bildung: Hochverschuldet dank Studium German radio station Deutschlandradio Kultur 23.08.16 US election campaign issue "education": heavily in debt owing to studies [courtesy translation]
Media reports • USA: Lehrbeauftrage dürfen Gewerkschaft gründen

• US-Wahlkampf: Kein Interesse am Thema Bildung
German radio station Deutschlandfunk, Campus & Karriere, 02.09.2016 • USA: assistant / visiting lecturers are allowed to form a trade union

• US election campaign: No interest in the issue of education [courtesy translation]
Media reports • Wahlkampf USA: Bildungslandschaft vor der Präsidentschaftswahl

• US-Studierende vor der Wahl: Interessiert, informiert, desillusioniert?

• Schulen in den USA - Eindrücke von der North Atlanta High in Georgia [AUDIO]
Deutschlandfunk, Campus & Karriere, Sendung vom 08.10.2016 • US Election campaign: educa­tion­al landscape before the presidential election

• US students before the elections / have the choice [wordplay]: interested, informed, disillusioned?

• Schools in the USA: Impressions of the North Atlanta High in Georgia [courtesy translation]
Media reports Voices from the educa­tion­al sector National Education Association aims to tie bullying to Trump USA Today 03.10.2016
Media reports Candidates` positions Hillary Clinton Answers 10 Questions on Early Education The Atlantic / Hechinger Report 06.09.16
Media reports Candidates` positions Comments / Opinions Articles on Donald Trump in the Hechinger Report Hechinger Report – Covering Innovation & Inequality in Education
Media reports Candidates` positions Comments / Opinions Articles on Hillary Clinton in the Hechinger Report Hechinger Report – Covering Innovation & Inequality in Education
Media reports Comparing the candidates Candidates` positions Clinton Slams Trump on Proposed Education Cuts USA Today 05.07.2016 video

Clinton speaking at the National Education Association in Washington
Media reports Comments / Opinions Education & the 2016 Elections education writers association (ewa)
Media reports Comments / Opinions Clinton Abandons the Middle on Education Wall Street Journal no free access
Media reports Comments / Opinions Hillary Clinton’s Free College-Tuition Plan Short on Specifics Wall Street Journal 14.08.2016 no free access
Media reports Further information Failed Trump University leaves students hanging USA Today 29.05.2016 video
Media reports Further information Trump University documents reveal A focus on selling, not teaching USA Today 10.06.2016 video
Media reports Further information Articles on Election 2016 by Real Clear Education Real Clear Education / Real Clear Politics>
Comments / Opinions
Voices from the educa­tion­al sector Education Discussed at CEF Presidential Forum (Committee for Education Funding) American Educa­tion­al Research Association (AERA) May 2016
Comments / Opinions Voices from the educa­tion­al sector CEF Presidential Forum on education issues facing the presidential candidates this fall Committee for Education Funding (CEF) 27.05.2016 video
Comments / Opinions Voices from the educa­tion­al sector From the President: Is Free Higher Education Part of the Solution? Rudy H. Fichtenbaum, American Association of University Professors
Comments / Opinions Voices from the educa­tion­al sector Articles on Donald Trump on the website of NEA National Education Association (NEA)
Comments / Opinions Voices from the educa­tion­al sector Articles on Hillary Clinton on the website of NEA National Education Association (NEA)
Comments / Opinions Media reports Teaching resources Ward: In election campaigns, words matter to children USA Today 24.10.2016
Voters` educa­tion­al background
Media reports The Wisconsin Voter: Big gender and education gaps over Trump-Clinton in Wisconsin USA Today 16.07.2016
Voters` educa­tion­al background Media reports Donald Trump loves the `poorly educated` — and they love him USA Today 24.02.2016
Voters` educa­tion­al background Media reports Voters’ Education Level a Driving Force This Election Wall Street Journal 13.10.2016 no free access
Voters` educa­tion­al background Media reports Why Trump Is Failing With College Grads Wall Street Journal 23.08.2016 no free access
Voters` educa­tion­al background Media reports The New Blue and Red: An Educa­tion­al Split Is Replacing the Culture War New York Times 19.10.2016
Voters` educa­tion­al background Voices from the educa­tion­al sector Educa­tion­al divide in vote preferences on track to be wider than in recent elections Pew Research Center 15.09.2016
Teaching resources
Election 2016: Lesson Plans and Digital Resources for Educators Edutopia, George Lucas Educa­tion­al Foundation
Teaching resources Teaching and Learning With the 2016 Presidential Debates (Lesson Plan) New York Times 21.09.2016
Teaching resources Das politische System der USA - Präsidentschaftswahlen 2016 Anja Joest, lehrer-online [German online portal for teachers] The US political system – presidential election 2016 [courtesy translation]
Teaching resources P&U US-Wahl: Donkey or Elephant?

The Race to the White House 2016 - Präsidentschaftswahl in den USA
"Politics and Class", 2 (2016) published by the Regional Center for Political Education of Baden-Württemberg
Teaching resources Further information Explained: U.S. presidential election 2016 German National Center for Political Education video
Voices from the educa­tion­al sector
AEFP 42nd Annual Conference Education Policy and Research in the Post-Obama Era Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) Marriott Wardman Park - Washington, D.C March 16-18, 2017
Voices from the educa­tion­al sector Comments / Opinions Größter Bildungsverband unterstützt Clinton Thomas Rasser, blog about US presidential election 2016 The biggest educa­tion­al association supports Clinton [courtesy translation]
Voices from the educa­tion­al sector Comments / Opinions NEA President: Clinton is a strong leader who will do what is best for America’s students National Education Association (NEA) The National Education Association (NEA) is the biggest education trade union in the USA
Voices from the educa­tion­al sector Comments / Opinions Election 2016 (AFT for Clinton / Kaine) American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
Voices from the educa­tion­al sector Comments / Opinions Articles on "Election 2016" by Education Votes / NEA Education Votes (National Education Association - NEA)
Further information
Wikipedia article on the Trump-University Wikipedia English
Further information Teaching resources US-Wahl 2016: Präsidentschaftswahl in den USA am 8. November 2016 Regional Centers for Political Education US election 2016: presidential election in the USA on 8 November 2016 [courtesy translation]
Further information Teaching resources US-Wahl 2016 Regional Center for Political Education of Baden-Württemberg US election 2016 [courtesy translation]
Further information Teaching resources Präsidentschaftswahlkampf 2016 German National Center for Political Education Presidential election campaign 2016 [courtesy translation]

News on US election 2016 & education

  1. Trump picks billionaire Betsy DeVos, school voucher advocate, as education secretary (Washington Post 23.11.16)
  1. The Trump Effect: The impact of the presidential campaign on our nation's schools.
    Teaching the 2016 election.
  1. Cabinet of Donald Trump - potential candidates for the Secretary Of Education (Wikipedia List)
  1. Now we face the (temporary?) end of American inter­nation­alism (Uni World News 11.11.16)
  1. Trump victory sends shock waves through universities (Uni World News 11.11.16)
  1. ‘It’s the beginning of the closing of the US door’(Uni World News 11.11.16)
  1. Secretary Of Education Ben Carson? Here’s A List Of Potential Trump Cabinet Picks (BuzzFeed News 10.11.16)
  1. The frightening effect of ‘Trump Talk’ on America’s schools (Washington Post 06.11.16)
  1. America’s watershed elections (University World News 28.10.16)