How higher education is shaping the House of Representatives

“Of the many ways that the U.S. House of Representatives fails to mirror the nation as a whole, here’s an underrated one: The educational attainment of our representatives far surpasses that of the electorate,” writes Ben Myers and Peter Olsen-Phillips for The Chronicle of Higher Education in In Congress, Even Lawmakers’ Degrees Are a Partisan Issue How higher education is shaping the House of Representatives. This article provides a demographic analysis of the levels of educational attainment of House members from the 103rd Congress to the 115th Congress in an interactive format. Interesting. — Joe

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