WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds is co-sponsoring a bill that would take the first steps in eliminating the federal Department of Education.
Rounds says school districts have to deal with thousands of federal rules.
Rounds says the bill would allow school districts to apply to opt out of federal rules.
Rounds says school boards and administrators know what is best for their districts.
Rounds says there is not a majority in Congress now that could vote to roll back the Department of Education.