Some States Say Thanks-But-No-Thanks

Some States Say Thanks-But-No-Thanks

July 26, 2017

Are states taking the Department of Education’s advice on their ESSA plans? Not in every case, reports Education Week’s Alyson Klein. In “some cases, states have said thanks-but-no-thanks,” and have resubmitted “revised plans that may or may not be kosher under the new law.” Given DeVos’ repeated commitments to allow states as much leeway as possible when it comes to education policy, this “could put DeVos and company in a tough political—and legal—spot.”