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Following his proposal Friday to limit charter schools, Sen. Bernie Sanders over the weekend released perhaps the most substantive K-12 platform of any of the major presidential candidates. It touches nearly every area of K-12 policy, from protections for LGBT students to teacher pay to special education, but perhaps what sticks out most of all is the huge increase in spending he proposes.

In what Sanders touted as the “Thurgood Marshall Plan for Public Education” — named for the future Supreme Court justice who argued against school segregation in Brown v. Board of Education — the Vermont Democrat “calls for a transformative investment in our children, our teachers and our schools and a fundamental rethinking of the unjust

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