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Bureaucracy - Implementation of Every Student Succeeds Act

AIR DATE: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Sen. Lamar Alexander discusses concerns about proposed regulations by the Department of Education.

II. Answer the following questions based on the video and your additional research:

1. Summarize the C-SPAN video:

2. Describe the regulations at issue.

3. What law did these regulations stem from?

4. When was it passed and why?

5. Is there controversy about these regulations? Describe.

6. Is there an issue of bureaucratic discretion being exceeded by the agency/commission?

7. Has Congress taken measures to ensure that the agency follows legislative intent in its regulations?

8. Has any federal court reviewed the regulations? If so, what was its conclusion?

KEYWORDS: Public Policy, Bureaucracy, Congressional Oversight, Judicial Review, Executive Agencies