Cato Reviews Report on Reducing Poverty and Driving Economic Opportunity

Cato Reviews Report on Reducing Poverty and Driving Economic Opportunity

June 8, 2016

The Cato Institute reviewed the House Republican Task Force on Poverty, Opportunity & Upward Mobility’s report on increasing opportunity and reducing poverty. The report highlights ESSA as a major factor in driving economic opportunity. Cato’s blog notes one criticism of ESSA, arguing that “it seems the law may have given too much power to the U.S. Secretary of Education, which the report warns against in only the broadest terms.” Read more here.