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President Trump Issues Executive Order

President Trump issued an executive order directing Secretary DeVos to “review every policy and directive of the Department of Education and rescind any that she deems to overstep the role of the federal government.” According to Alyson Klein of Education Week, ESSA “already greatly reduces...

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CAP Raises Concerns over Trump’s Proposed Federal Budget

Experts from the Center for American Progress posted a blog opposing President Trump’s 2018 federal budget. CAP said the budget “would dismantle public schools through massive cuts to teacher training, after-school programs in public schools, and transfers of public funds to private school vouchers.” They...

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DeVos Delivers Speech on New ESSA Accountability Regulations

During a speech to the Council of the Great City Schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos touted the new ESSA accountability regulations. According to The 74, DeVos argued the Dept. of Education under President Obama had “gone outside of its established authority” and “created roadblocks, wittingly or unwittingly, for parents and...

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Honeymoon is Over – What’s Next for ESSA?

With the election of Donald Trump, Education Week looked at the relationship between the GOP and “education practitioners,” asking if “the honeymoon [between the two] is over” and looking at how that might affect ESSA. A Republican Senate aide said, “The K-12 era [in Washington] is...

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ESSA and Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos’ Education Agenda

Elizabeth Mann, a fellow in governance studies at Brookings, discussed the impact that ESSA will have on Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos’ education agenda. Mann concluded that since ESSA prohibits the “secretary from requiring states to adopt specific standards,” DeVos’ best way to impact policy...

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Sen. Udall Comments on ESSA Implementation

When discussing the impact of the Trump administration on ESSA, Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) commented that Trump “would meet fierce opposition from Democrats and Republicans alike if he tried to meddle with the law.”

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How will the Trump Administration Impact ESSA?

Education Week released a series of articles unpacking the impact that the incoming Trump administration could have on the implementation of ESSA. How Trump will tackle ESSA under his new administration. The piece argued that lawmakers can use the Congressional Review Act to their advantage...

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