An opinion piece in the National Review encourages attention to accountability in schools during the debate over reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The piece was written by Andy Smarick, who was recently appointed to the Maryland State Board of Education by Governor Hogan.
Count me among the conservatives who are riled up that the Obama administration has dramatically expanded the federal role in schools. . . But conservatives should guard against the impulse to overcorrect — to remove any semblance of a federal role in ensuring that billions in federal taxpayer dollars actually generate better results.
For more information, read the whole story in the National Review here.