The voting is over, but the counting is not.
I’m still waiting to see the results of our union’s efforts to add some competence to our district’s School Board.
Here are some broader commentaries on the mid-term results (so far) and education:
Educators Weigh K-12 Impact From an Unpredictable Election is from Ed Week.
You can see a collection of articles about what happened in specific states related to education at The 74.
And Chalkbeat has something similar.
Here in California: Windfall for arts education with the likely passage of Proposition 28 is from Ed Source.
Breaking: California schools will receive a boost of about $1 billion for music and arts education starting next year after voters approved Proposition 28 on Tuesday, early election results show.https://t.co/tQaWnZns6V
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) November 9, 2022
Colorado voters approved a ballot measure to provide free meals for all public school students.
The measure will help schools pay for the meals by raising $100 million a year by increasing taxes on the state's richest residents.https://t.co/w3kir6m6oj
— NPR (@NPR) November 9, 2022
Colorado Voters Say Yes to Universal Free School Meals. Will Other States Follow? is from Ed Week.
This is huge: New Mexico voters have overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment that will pump an estimated $150 million annually into early childhood education. https://t.co/IwGHLmV4Af
— Dan Wuori (@DanWuori) November 9, 2022
Mixed results… https://t.co/iyk3ZSzdD4
— Alexander (@alexanderrusso) November 10, 2022
This week’s election results called into question the power of culture war education politics, as a string of Republicans who leaned into the issue lost close races or were trailing their opponents. With @AnneBranigin https://t.co/KbzAv0GpJo
— Laura Meckler (@laurameckler) November 10, 2022