By Emily Deruy | The Atlantic
“Hillary Clinton used her address at the National Education Association’s annual meeting as an easy opportunity to criticize Trump for failing to support students. Her attempt to distance herself just enough from President Obama to attract teachers, but not so much as to alienate his supporters, proved a more challenging balancing act.
Speaking to more than 7,000 members of the largest labor union in the United States, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said, ‘It is time to stop focusing on, quote, failing schools. Let’s focus on all our great schools, too.’ Standardized testing, Clinton added, should go back to its “original purpose” of helping teachers and parents figure out which kids needs support.”