DeVos Describes Block Grant Proposal as “Very Compatible” with Every Student Succeeds Act

DeVos Describes Block Grant Proposal as “Very Compatible” with Every Student Succeeds Act

February 16, 2020

In an interview with Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos by Cal Thomas, DeVos claims President Trump’s latest budget proposal includes “a significant step toward returning flexibility to the states through a proposal to block grant all of the elementary and secondary education funds … and let (states) prioritize where those funds are going to be best utilized.” According to Thomas, “DeVos sees her block grant proposals as ‘a very compatible step to Congress’s action on the Every Student Succeeds Act.’”