Alexander Furious Over Dept. of Ed State Plan Reviews

Alexander Furious Over Dept. of Ed State Plan Reviews

November 25, 2017

Politico reports that Sen. Lamar Alexander, the Republican Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, was “furious” that a top aide to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was “circumventing” ESSA, contending the federal agency was “out of bounds” in challenging state officials on issues such as the ambitiousness of the goals set forth in state ESSA accountability plans.