AFT Public Education Forum 2020: Equity and Justice for All
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The AFT and a coalition of public education groups will bring together the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to focus on public education. 

WHERE: Watch LIVE on or on the AFT Facebook page.

WHEN: AFT President Randi Weingarten will speak at 6:45 am Pacific time. The candidates will start speaking at 7 am Pacific time.

The 11 groups, including education unions, civil rights organizations and community groups, will host top Democratic presidential candidates at the Public Education Forum 2020: Equity and Justice for All on Saturday, December 14, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

MSNBC will moderate and also livestream the forum. The event will be streamed live on NBC News Now, and NBC News Learn, and will be featured across MSNBC programming.

This unprecedented event will provide a front-row seat to the candidates’ views, as they answer questions from our members and discuss their campaign plans and policies for public education. Topics to be discussed will include school investment, student services, special education, student debt and teaching conditions, as well as key education equity and justice issues facing America’s students and public schools.

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