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Behind Closed Doors: How the Feds Control Your Kids' Education


Beginning March 21, the U.S. Department of Education convened a 24-member committee to negotiate rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act, which passed in December and replaces the No Child Left Behind Act. This is the latest version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the most comprehensive piece of federal legislation on education ever—it affects every schoolchild in the country.

The 24-member committee is comprised of representatives from stakeholder groups including state administrators and boards of education, local administrators and boards of education, parents, students, teachers, school principals, charter schools, paraprofessionals, the civil rights community and the business community. Tribes are represented by Aaron Payment, chairman of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe, and Leslie Harper, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. Here is an explanation of what the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee is doing and why it’s important.



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