Virginia Election Was Not Just About Critical Race Theory : Consider This from NPR Now that the hot takes have cooled after Virginia's gubernatorial election, NPR correspondents Anya Kamenetz and Tamara Keith dissect the role of education in the race — and why it was about way more than critical race theory.

Read more from Anya here.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

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Education In Virginia's Election: It Wasn't Just About Critical Race Theory

Education In Virginia's Election: It Wasn't Just About Critical Race Theory

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Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin speaks at a campaign rally at the Chesterfield County Airport on Monday. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Now that the hot takes have cooled after Virginia's gubernatorial election, NPR correspondents Anya Kamenetz and Tamara Keith dissect the role of education in the race — and why it was about way more than critical race theory.

Read more from Anya here.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman, Justine Kenin, and Ayen Bior. It was edited by Brett Neely and Brianna Scott. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.