Smith & Love: States should pursue their own course under an administration that in Alabama’s case showed respect for local and state control of education.
The U.S. Department of Education just announced they are soliciting public feedback on cutting back and/or getting rid of burdensome education regulations.
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.
The White House wants feedback on how to make government more efficient, which is an opportunity to make suggestions about the U.S. Department of Education.
Michelle Rhee announced on Twitter that she is not pursuing the Secretary of Education position or any position with the Trump administration.