While education has not garnered talking points from the leading candidates in this election season, the end of 2015 showed a significant uptick in educational philanthropy.
"Notice anything missing from national politics lately? Oh, right: Almost nobody is talking about K-12 education. This issue has barely been mentioned in the presidential debates among either Democrats or Republicans, and also seems to have disappeared from the agenda in Washington, D.C., since lawmakers united to replace No Child Left Behind last year with the Every Student Succeeds Act."--L.S. Hall, Inside Philanthropy