This is a continuation of the questioning Congress has pushed on if the waivers are an overstep of the President's (or Secretary's) authority.Calling it their "duty to conduct appropriate oversight over the waiver approval and implementation process," Kline and Rokita ask for information about
- The number of meetings that were conducted for each waiver application.
- The amount of changes that were requested and approved for each waiver proposal.
- The reasons waiver applications were denied.
- The monitoring process for the approved waivers.
- The top five challenges that states have faced in implementing the waivers.
- The department's plans should a state lose its waiver for noncompliance.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
House Education Committee looking for more information on NCLB waivers
It looks as though the Republicans in the House aren't giving up on the NCLB waiver issue: