Tuesday's elections were a huge win for Republicans -- especially for House members and presumptive House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, who is poised to take control of that chamber in January. But what do the sweeping congressional changes mean for educators? The overwhelmingly anti-Washington, anti-government sentiment expressed at the polls extends to federal involvement in education and is ushering in a cadre of elected officials committed to promoting parental empowerment, vouchers and local control, writes David Griffith, ASCD's director of public policy. This blog post highlights the education positions of key incoming senators.
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