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Dozens of Teachers Were Elected to State Office. Many More Fell Short

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 22:05
Those who hoped for a “teacher wave” are likely to be disappointed by the election results, but many educators say the losses only strengthen their resolve to fight for better pay and school funding.
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Even If They Lose, Teachers Who Run for Office Score a Win

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 20:45
In 2009, after Todd Alan Price ran and lost against Tony Evers to become Wisconsin’s state superintendent of public instruction, he learned a few lessons.
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'It's Like a High School Girl Fight': Talking Politics With Students After Election Day

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:59
In two AP Government classes in Winchester, Va., students are more interested in results from local races than in Donald Trump, but they’re pumped to be part of the electoral process.
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With a School Superintendent Running the State, What Lies Ahead for Wisconsin?

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 22:02
After years of shepherding the state’s K-12 system, Democrat Tony Evers will be called on to make good as governor on his pledge of more funding for K-12.
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They Hacked Their School District When They Were 12. The Adults Are Still Trying to Catch Up.

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 21:13
Jeremy Currier and Seth Stephens should be the cybersecurity workers of tomorrow. Instead, they’re at the center of a possible criminal investigation.
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What Newly Elected Teachers Should Do Next

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 17:50
It was a big year for teachers in politics. Jonathan E. Collins offers four strategies for teachers-turned-legislators to keep up the momentum.
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Democrat Tony Evers, Wis. Schools Chief, Narrowly Defeats Gov. Walker

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 14:53
Democrat Tony Evers ousted Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in the state's closest governor's race in more than half a century, denying the polarizing Republican and one-time presidential candidate a third term.
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Teachers Defiant After Educator Loses Bid for Arizona Governor

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 06:08
The loss by Democrat David Garcia was a blow to education advocates who hoped to ride a national tide of teacher activism and unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Doug Ducey.
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In Historic Win, Nationally Recognized Teacher Jahana Hayes Elected to U.S. House

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 05:45
The 2016 National Teacher of the Year will represent Connecticut’s 5th district, becoming the first African-American woman from the state to serve in Congress.
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Election Night Brings Highs and Lows for Oklahoma Teachers

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 05:22
About a dozen teachers running for state legislative seats gathered with their supporters in Tulsa for a watch party on election night. The results were better for some than others.
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