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The Midterm Election and Education: What to Watch For

By Alyson Klein — November 04, 2018 2 min read
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard that the 2018 election is on Tuesday. So what are the big issues? Which state races should you be paying attention to? What about congressional races? And what will the outcome of the election mean for the Every Student Succeeds Act and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos?

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Got all that? Great. Now you can join the Education Week team on election night here. You can also make your voice heard by using the hashtag #EdWeekWatchParty on Twitter on Tuesday.

People arrive for early voting at a polling place on Oct. 23, 2018, in Charlotte, N.C. --Chuck Burton/AP

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