Jane Robbins: The clash in Utah is between parents’ inherent right to govern their children’s education and indeed protect them from harm, as explicitly protected by state law, and federal mandates. Guess which won?
Jane Robbins: Jeb Bush said that he was happy with Betsy DeVos’ appointment as Secretary of Education, her staff picks shows Bush can still be proud of her.
After Michigan’s ESSA state accountability plan is rejected Acting Assistant Secretary of Elementary & Secondary Education Jason Botel is out at USDED.
Shane Vander Hart: The Trump Administration can give lip service to local control, or they actually can respect it and allow Alabama to proceed with a new test.
Erin Tuttle: Is anyone in the White House paying attention to the appointments for Trump’s education team? Case in point: Jason Botel