What a Divided Congress Means for Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed: Democrats have taken control of the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in eight years. And one of the biggest losers of the midterm elections may be Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

With a Democrat running the House education committee, DeVos likely faces the most scrutiny since her confirmation hearings nearly two years ago.

The party has frequently complained about being shut out of legislative efforts by Republicans and ignored by the Education Department.

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