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The Midterms Are Over. How Did Teachers Do?

November 13, 2018 7:02

Education Week Teacher’s Madeline Will and Liana Loewus joined a Facebook Live recently to discuss how teachers fared in the midterm elections. After the wave of statewide teacher protests last spring, many educators across the country decided to take their activism to the next level and run for office. Over the last several months, Education Week has been tracking current K-12 classroom teachers who launched bids for state legislative seats. Now that the midterm election is over, let’s take stock of how these teacher candidates did—and where teacher political activism is likely to go from here.

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