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    Focus on the Democratic National Convention

    by Charles Borst posted July 26, 2016

    A member of the Education Week team covering this week’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, multimedia producer Deanna Del Ciello offers her unique view of the event.

    Hillary Clinton delivers her acceptance speech of the Democratic nomination for president on the final night, July 28, of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers her acceptance speech on the final night of the Democratic National Convention on July 28 in Philadelphia. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Hillary Clinton walks on to the stage to accept her nomination from the Democratic Party for president on the final night, July 28, of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Hillary Clinton acknowledges the crowd before delivering her acceptance speech on the final night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    A man takes a photo of Hillary Clinton as she walks on to the stage to accept her nomination from the Democratic Party for president on the final night, July 28, of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    An observer records the moment on his cellphone as Hillary Clinton delivers her acceptance speech before the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Hillary Clinton delivers her acceptance speech of the Democratic nomination for president on the final night, July 28, of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Flags frame Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as she delivers her acceptance speech on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Democratic presidential nominee HIllary Clinton and vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine, wave to the crowd after Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president on the final night, July 28, of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine wave to the crowd after Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Democratic presidential nominee HIllary Clinton and vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine, during the balloon drop after Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president on the final night, July 28, of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Balloons cascade onto Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine during the final night of the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Balloons drop at the end of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center on July 28, in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    A massive balloon drop closed out the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Sylvia Crier, from New Orleans and a Democratic Parish Executive Committee member, waits for the next speaker on the final night, July 28, of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Sylvia Crier, a delegate to the Democratic National Convention from New Orleans, waits for the next speaker on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    A group of convention goers watches President Obama take the stage on the third night of the Democratic National Convention, July 23, at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Delegates and observers watch President Barack Obama take the stage on the third night of the Democratic National Convention on July 27 in Philadelphia. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Hat details on the third night of the Democratic National Convention, July 27, at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Campaign buttons and sequins decorate a delegate’s hat on the third night of the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Delegates check their phones while waiting for the next speech on the third night of the Democratic National Convention, July 27, at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Blue light bathes delegates while they wait for the next speech on the third night of the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    A delegate reacts to a speech about gun violence on the third night of the Democratic National Convention, July 27, at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    A delegate reacts during a speech about gun violence, during the third night of the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    President Bill Clinton addresses the crowd at the Democratic National Convention on July 26 in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Former President Bill Clinton addresses the crowd at the Democratic National Convention on July 26 in Philadelphia. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Kim Cubin of Washington, D.C., tears up as Hillary Clinton is named the first woman presidential nominee of a major party on the second night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pa., on July 26. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Kim Cubin, from Washington, D.C., tears up as Hillary Clinton is named the first woman presidential nominee of a major party on the second night of the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Karla Stoebig, Wisconsin delegate, waits for Wisconsin's turn to cast delegate votes during the roll call on the second night, July 26, of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Wisconsin delegate Karla Stoebig waits for her state’s turn to cast delegate votes during the roll call on the second night of the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia speaks to a crowd at a DLCC event on the second day, July 26, of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia speaks to a crowd at a Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee event on the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Senator Bernie Sanders takes in the crowd's applause before he begins his headliner speech at the Democractic National Convention on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders takes in the crowd’s applause before he begins his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Monday, July 25, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Senator Bernie Sanders leaves the stage at the Democractic National Convention after his speech on Monday evening, July 25, 2016 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, primary rival of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, leaves the stage after his speech Monday evening at the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Many spectators at the Democratic National Convention made personal edits to their signs to show support for Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday, July 25, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Some delegates at the Democratic National Convention made personal edits to their signs on Monday to show support for Sen. Bernie Sanders. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    First Lady Michelle Obama takes in the crowd's cheers before beginning her speech at the Democratic National Convention on Monday, July 25, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    First Lady Michelle Obama takes in the crowd’s cheers before beginning her speech at the Democratic National Convention on Monday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    A woman holds a "Rise Together" sign at the Democratic National Convention on Monday, July 25, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. The theme of the convention is unity in the Democratic party. --Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

    Reflecting the convention theme of party unity, a delegate displays a “Rise Together” sign at the Democratic National Convention on Monday. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week