Senator Alexander Argues Proposed ESSA Rules Would “Unlawfully Regulate” State Spending

Senator Alexander Argues Proposed ESSA Rules Would “Unlawfully Regulate” State Spending

August 31, 2016

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Education Committee, argues that the proposed rules would “unlawfully regulate” state spending and school allocation agreements among unions and districts. Alexander suggests that if the measure is adopted, he would “do everything within [his] power to overturn it.”