Indeed this is the crux of the matter. Do the feds, or even the state, have a right to interfere in local educational matters? We have always thought arguing about “standards” imposed by the feds or state, gave them too much legitimacy when the REAL argument should be that their involvement are just plain illegal and unconstitutional.
It would make sense therefore, that any constitutional candidate for president, would support the idea of dissolving the federal department of education.
After years of running up against unconstitutional federal education mandates imposed on states using bribes and bludgeoning from Washington, D.C., a group of parents and grassroots education activists from across America is launching a fresh effort to shut down the U.S. Department of Education once and for all. The mission: “Stop Fed Ed.”