Watch: How education choice impacted the 2022 midterms

Nov. 18, 2022 AT 2:29 a.m. EST

In last week's midterm elections, several Republican candidates who campaigned against critical-race theory and teacher unions won big in superintendent and school board races.

On this episode of Washington Week Recommends, Yamiche Alcindor speaks to Jessica Winter, contributing editor at The New Yorker, about how these races offer a look into the contemporary education culture wars.

Washington Week Recommends is a weekly, live series hosted by Yamiche Alcindor that highlights compelling reporting across the country. Tune in every Friday at 12:30 p.m. ET/EDT on this YouTube channel.

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