Patience, Privacy, Power, Politics, and Pensions Behind the Every Student Succeeds Act
Senator Lamar Alexander made passage of ESSA his top priority since the 2014 mid-terms. This was to be is legacy to the American people. Find out what really went on in DC to get this Act, which Secretary Duncan crowed contained every policy the Administration has been advocating for for years, passed. We were told it was going to return control of education to the states. However, Alexander has admitted that, "ESSA isn't worth the paper it's printed on unless it's
implemented right, .... The federal government will take these powers right
back." [Updated] Read the whole paper here.