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Overnight Regulation: GOP slams new Obama education rules

Posted by Steve Schram on May 27, 2016 at 10:19 AM

Originally published on May 26, 2016 on The Hill by Tim Devaney and Lydia Wheeler.

Welcome to Overnight Regulation, your daily rundown of news from the federal agencies, Capitol Hill and beyond. It's Thursday evening here in Washington, where our never-ending, childhood quest of building the perfect paper airplane continues on National Paper Airplane Day.

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Republicans are hitting back against a new Education Department rule they see as a power grab by the Obama administration.

The Education Department on Thursday proposed accountability measures for schools under the Every Student Succeeds Act. But Republicans say the rules would shift school oversight from states and local communities to the federal government.

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