What the Republican Surge Means for Education Policy


by Andrew P. Kelly - November 09, 2010

In an earlier piece, Rick Hess and Andrew Kelly hypothesized that, contrary to popular belief, a Republican surge in the midterm elections would not benefit President Obama's education agenda. A look at the actual results proves this belief. The Democrats who lost in the midterm elections were largely moderate and in more conservative districts. The resulting House of Representatives is therefore more polarized than before.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: November 09, 2010
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16225, Date Accessed: 8/12/2020 5:51:32 PM

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