Library of Congress: Cosponsors – H.R.899 – 115th Congress (2017-2018): To terminate the Department of Education

This is beyond mind boggling. It is so blatant, so terrible. Who would introduce this, and why?

Legislation here

I had to look into this further.

On Rep. Massie’s website, it says the following:

“Massie added, “Unelected bureaucrats in Washington, D.C. should not be in charge of our children’s intellectual and moral development. States and local communities are best positioned to shape curricula that meet the needs of their students. Schools should be accountable. Parents have the right to choose the most appropriate educational opportunity for their children, including home school, public school, or private school.”

“For years, I have advocated returning education policy to where it belongs – the state and local level,” said Rep. Walter Jones, an original co-sponsor.  “D.C. bureaucrats cannot begin to understand the needs of schools and its students on an individual basis. It is time that we get the feds out of the classroom, and terminate the Department of Education.””

Full article here

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