President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to limit the federal government's role in U.S. education and to return much of that control to states.
The order directs Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to conduct a 300-day review of K-12 education programs. She then will compile a report indicating which programs or actions overreached. DeVos also is an advocate for local control of education.
Many of Trump's supporters have long denounced the federal government's role in education.
“In 2015, there was a consensus that No Child Left Behind needed to be fixed and, remarkably, there was a consensus on how to fix it:...
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