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Certainly Election Day has proven to be a bloodbath for President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee. From the loss of senate seats in North Carolina, Iowa, Montana, and Colorado, to the defeats of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in the usually-reliable Maryland and Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s unexpected comeback victory, the president and his party now are now forced to deal with a revived Republican Party that will work hard to make the last two years of his tenure tougher than ever. (Dropout Nation)
New Jersey
A trio of candidates endorsed by the Jersey City teachers union appears to have clobbered their competition in the contested school board race. (The Jersey Journal)
New York
We congratulate Gov. Cuomo on his re-election. He handily defeated his main rival, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. (New York Post)
Many teachers in private pre-kindergarten programs are not getting paid the salaries that Mayor Bill de Blasio promised when he laid out his vision last spring for the massive expansion of full-day pre-k. (WNYC)
Trying to figure out why Philadelphia’s public schools have been teetering on insolvency the past few years is no easy task. (NPR)


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