House Democrats have promised to lower college costs, notes Education Week. Don’t expect big changes on No Child Left Behind. Co-sponsor George Miller, who’ll chair the education committee, helped write NCLB and has been a stand-up guy for standards and accountability.
In several states, voters rejected more funding for K-12 schools though preschool measures fared better.
Newly elected Democratic governors and state legislators could push for more K-12 spending, expanded preschool programs and attempts to lower college costs.
Eduwonk looks at the federal and state implications.