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on April 26, 2017 in World News

Trump to Sign Executive Order Calling for Local Control of Education

by Dr. Susan Berry President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday afternoon that directs U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to study where the federal government has overstepped its boundaries and infringed upon state and local governments in education matters. Senior Department of Education official Rob Goad told journalists Trump would sign an order that “delivers on his commitment to ensure education decisions are made by those closest to students.” “Since our founding, education was intended to be under state and local control,” he continued. “In recent years, however, too many in Washington have advanced topdown mandates that take away autonomy...

by Dr. Susan Berry President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday afternoon that directs U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to study where the federal government has overstepped its boundaries and infringed upon state and local governments in education matters....

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