Inside Politics Newsletter - April '14

In our April 2014 Inside Politics Newsletter, Bill writes about the debate over what affirmative action actually means—"outreach" or "preferential treatment." It’s not just two different ways of saying the same thing. There is a real policy difference. Bill also weighs in on what it means that in 2012, we saw the lowest rate of ticket-splitting in nearly 100 years, and explains why 2014 may be the year of “reverse landslides.”

The infographic on the back page, One of These Things is Not Like the Others, compares the haphazard routes by which a person can currently become a K-12 teacher to the standardized and rigorous paths required by a series of other professions.

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