The Problem with Gutting ESSA Regulations | TNTP
The Senate comes back from recess this week with a wonky but important education item to consider: whether to join the House of Representatives in striking down Education Department regulations governing state plans and accountability systems under the Every Student Succeeds Act. Proponents argue that parts of these regulations amount to “federal overreach” that violate the spirit of ESSA, which lets states take the lead in crafting policies for their schools.